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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 […]

19 hours ago

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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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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.

02/09/2015

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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.

11/18/2014

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.

06/19/2014

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NY Drug Ring Busted; $11M In Heroin Seized

Federal and local authorities have busted a Bronx-based drug ring that they say supplied huge amounts of heroin to Connecticut and other northeastern states.

05/20/2014

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