Randolph Town Councilor Arrested On Drug Charges

James Burgess (Credit: James Burgess for State Rep/Facebook)

RANDOLPH, MA (WBZ-AM) --  A member of Randolph's Town Council  was arrested for drugs.

James Burgess was arrested by State Police at his home Tuesday and charged with possession of  a gram meth-amphetamine on his nightstand according to prosecutors.

A second person, Scott Donaghue, was also arrested at the same address.

Burgess has been a member of the Town Council since it was created in 2010 and prior to that was a Randolph Selectman for 16 years. 

Burgess had run for State Representative in 2016 and is a former employee of the Norfolk County Sheriff.

Burgess was arranged in Quincy District Court  and was released on personal recognizance. However, Donaghue was ordered to be held on $6,000 bail for possession and intent to distribute drugs. 

WBZ NewsRadio1030's Carl Stevens reports.

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