Final defendant pleads guilty over Cabot-area heroin traffic

Posted: August 15, 2014 at 2:08 a.m.

A six-week jury trial focusing on the influx of heroin into the Cabot area in 2011 and the ensuing fatal overdoses of two young men is no longer set to begin Sept. 2, after the last of eight defendants pleaded guilty Thursday.

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