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Easton Police Official Charged With Federal Drug Offenses

A member of Easton’s police commission has become the latest law enforcement official charged with participating in a drug ring that dealt in steroid and prescription narcotics.



Arrests, Drugs At Illegal Boarding House In Hartford

Hartford police have seized guns, drugs and cash from what officials call an illegal boarding house at 41 Madison Street.


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State Police Arrest Two On Drug Charges

Two men are being arraigned today on drug charges after State Police stopped their vehicle on Interstate 84 in Union over the weekend.


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Traffic Stop Results In Drug Arrest

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Police say a Connecticut man initially pulled over for speaking on his cell phone while driving and failing to signal was carrying more than a pound of cocaine in his […]


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Bridgeport Suspect To Be Sentenced In Fatal Drug Robbery

A 24-year-old Bridgeport man is slated to be sentenced for his involvement masterminding a fatal drug-related robbery.


Wesleyan University senior and neuroscience major Eric Lonergan, 22, is arraigned at Middletown Superior Court on Wednesday, Feb. 25 for possession of controlled substances among other charges.  Courtroom pool photo by Patrick Raycraft |  praycraft@courant.com

Feds Announce Charges In Wesleyan Overdoses

Two people have been indicted on federal charges alleging they distributed party drugs at Wesleyan University that sent 11 people to hospitals in February.


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Cops: Drug Deal Broken Up, Stash Houses Raided

Hartford Police say they broke up a large drug deal on New Britain Avenue.



Synthetic Pot Leads To Spike In Hospitalizations

National figures include about a dozen people who became ill in Willimantic, Connecticut after taking K2 believed to be laced with the hallucinogen PCP


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Manchester Homeless Shelter To Close

A Manchester social service agency has decided to turn down $174,000 in state aid and close its homeless shelter this summer rather than comply with a state requirement to admit homeless people who abuse alcohol and drugs.


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Priest Who Ran Meth Ring Pleads For Leniency

Monsignor Kevin Wallin is asking a federal judge for be lenient when he is sentenced for running a meth ring and laundering money by buying a sex shop.