DANIELSON, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – State Police have arrested a Holland, Massachusetts man on drug charges after being stopped on Furnace Street in Danielson Thursday night.
During the traffic stop ,K-9 Dutch, a patrol shepherd trained in narcotic detection alerted police to the presence of drugs.
Troopers say they found 35 plastic bags of crack cocaine pre-packaged for street sale with an estimated value of $1750 hidden in a custom made void in his waistband.
45 year old Lashawn Dismuke was charged with Possession of Narcotics and Possession of Narcotics with Intent to Sell.It was Dismuke’s eighteenth arrest in Connecticut and his third narcotics arrest by the Quality of Life Task Force in three months.
Dismuke is being held in lieu of $100,000 bond.