Local News

Drugs, Guns Seized In Multi-Town Drug Crackdown

View Comments
Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

Hartford police say they seized drugs and weapons in a multi-town crackdown on a heroin and crack cocaine distribution ring operating in the Hartford area.  Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives;  the Internal Revenue Service, federal marshals, East Hartford police and West Hartford police joined Hartford police in “Operation Sham-Roc.”

Police seized 210 grams of crack cocaine, 200 bags of heroin, cash, weapons, body armor and a BMW.

Among the firearms seized were a sawed-off shotgun, two .357 Magnum revolvers,  a 9 mm Ruger hadgun and a 1911 .45 caliber handgun.

Police say the investigation is continuing, and asked anyone with information to contact Hartford Crime Stoppers at (860) 722-TIPS.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 843 other followers