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Grand Jury Indicts 19 In New Haven Heroin Probe

A federal grand jury has returned indictments charging 19 people with being involved in a heroin distribution ring in New Haven.


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Connecticut Residents Busted In Vermont

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) _ Vermont state police say they seized nearly 1,000 bags of heroin after stopping a vehicle for speeding on Interstate 91. Authorities say they found 980 bags of heroin, 10 grams of […]


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Drug Arrests Follow Pursuit

(EAST HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   A man and a woman were arrested Wednesday afternoon after East Hartford Police were called to investigate a report of people using narcotics in a vehicle on Main Street.Officers  found  48 […]


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Distracted Driving Leads To Drug Arrest

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –    Hartford Police officers   conducting a distracted driving   checkpoint  Friday observed a driver  talking on a  cellphone.The   officers  had the driver pull into  the checkpoint  and saw  illegal contraband in the vehicle and  […]


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Spike In Heroin Overdoses Reported In Trumbull

Police say they have responded to three near-fatal heroin overdoses in the past two weeks.


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Bristol Police Investigate 4 Heroin Overdose Deaths

(BRISTOL,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Police  in Bristol are investigating three  separate heroin overdose  deaths in the city that occurred over a  four day span.Police say it is possible the heroin   being sold may be from a […]


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New Hampshire Officer Buys Suspect A Meal Before Charging Her

MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS CONNECTICUT/AP) — A Manchester police officer investigating a theft bought a “desperate and hungry” suspect a meal at McDonald’s before charging her. The incident unfolded about 8:30 Friday morning when officers Lisa […]


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Prosecutors: Heroin Demand Up

Prosecutors say demand for heroin is up since raids in April 2013 that led to the arrests and prosecutions of about 50 suspects in a southeast Connecticut drug dealing operation.


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Heroin On Twitter Draws Nearly 4 Years in Prison

A New London woman who advertised heroin on her Twitter account has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison.


201 wax baggies of heroin. (Courtesy East Central Narcotics Task Force)

Heroin Bust In South Windsor

The East Central Narcotics Task Force made a heroin bust at a Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot in South Windsor Wednesday.