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Torrington Woman Who Took Nieces On Drug Run Pleads Guilty

_ A Connecticut woman is facing up to three years in prison for taking her two young nieces on a trip to buy crack cocaine, which triggered a statewide alert about their disappearance.

08/22/2013

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Drug Bust In West Haven, After Investigation

A drug bust in West Haven Thursday at 6:30pm yielded 183 bags of Heroin, pills, marijuana and paraphernalia — along with almost $2,500 cash. The West Haven Police Street Crime unit and additional officers executed […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/16/2013

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Drugs Taken in East Windsor Robbery

The search continues for a man who stole a large quantity of prescription drugs from the Rite Aid Pharmacy  on Bridge Street in East Windsor Thursday afternoon. Police say the suspect approached the  Pharmacist on […]

08/08/2013

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Meriden Man Arrested on Drug Selling Charges

An  investigation by the Wallingford Police  Department’s Narcotics Unit and  the Merdien Police Department’s Crime Suppression unit has resulted in  the arrest of  23 year old Edwin Caldas of Meriden. Police had received information that […]

08/08/2013

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Hartford Market Drug Bust

Detectives from  the Hartford Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division executed a search and seizure warrant at  the Los Cubanitos Market on Park Street Wednesday morning  and arrested the owner, 46 year old  Henry Depena  […]

08/07/2013

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Drug Bust Outside Fast Food Restaurant

Members of the East Central Narcotics Task Force    arrested a 22 year old man from Storrs during a  buy/bust operation in Vernon  Wednesday evening.Peter Finnegan was   charged after  authorities say he sold  heroin in the […]

07/03/2013

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Synthetic Marijuana Seized In Manchester

State police continue to investigate after a major synthetic marijuana seizure last evening. They executed a warrant around 6:30 at a storage facility in Manchester. Once inside, troopers say they found over 30,500 bags of […]

06/01/2013

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Sixty-year Sentence In Bristol Drug Turf Killing

A judge today sentenced Gilberto Marrero-Alejandro to 60-years in jail.

05/09/2013

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Two-And-A-Half Year Sentence For Reputed Mobster

A reputed Connecticut mobster was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison in a weapons and prescription drugs case that revealed federal authorities’ belief that he knew something about the largest property heist in U.S. history.

05/09/2013

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Two Red Sox Minor League Pitchers Suspended After Positive Drug Tests

Two minor league pitchers with the Red Sox have been suspended for 50 games each after testing positive for drugs,

04/17/2013

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