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Hartford Police Bust Up Drug Operation

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police say they have made several arrests and broken up a large scale drug operation. They say around 4:30 Wednesday afternoon, detectives with the vice and narcotics division launched an […]

08/20/2015

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Heroin Dealers Plead Guilty

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Two high-level heroin dealers from Bridgeport have pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges. The Connecticut Post (http://bit.ly/1TZ6Q1R) reports that 24-year-old Ivan “Remo” Diaz, and 38-year-old Jose “Domi” Mercano, pleaded guilty Wednesday […]

08/20/2015

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Man Linked To French Connection Ring Fighting New Drug Case

A man who federal authorities say was a player in The French Connection heroin ring that spawned an Oscar-winning film of the same name is fighting to have a new drug case against him dismissed, even though he’s pleaded guilty.

08/04/2015

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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.

07/16/2015

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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 […]

05/24/2015

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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 […]

05/06/2015

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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  […]

04/24/2015

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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.

04/23/2015

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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 […]

04/09/2015

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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 […]

02/13/2015

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