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June 21, 2019 - 2:11 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTIC) – An armed heroin dealer has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison, announced today by the U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut. 43-year old Ishmael Mangual of Bridgeport was sentenced to 137 months of imprisonment followed by four years of...
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John Silva
March 21, 2019 - 12:36 pm
(Waterbury, Conn./WTIC) - Federal authorities say 29 people are charged with conspiring to distribute and possess drugs in the Waterbury area. The arrests are part of a yearlong investigation among the FBI, DEA, and Waterbury and Naugatuck Police. Law enforcement officials say that between February...
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AP
May 28, 2018 - 9:51 am
(WTIC and AP) - The annual drug take-back program a month ago has yielded 44 tons of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs at 580 collection sites across New England. The Drug Enforcement Administration said it's estimated that 10 percent of the drugs were opioid pain killers. That means...
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AP
April 28, 2018 - 10:16 am
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut and federal authorities have organized a statewide collection of unwanted prescription drugs in an effort to prevent pill abuse, theft and overdose deaths. Residents can drop off expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at state police offices across the...
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John Silva
March 15, 2018 - 4:24 pm
(Farmington, Conn./WTIC Radio) - State Police are charging a Farmington man with running a drug factory in town. It was part of a multi-pronged investigation involving troopers, the DEA, the ATF, Farmington Police and the Statewide Narcotics Task Force into narcotics trafficking at a home on John...
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John Silva
March 14, 2018 - 11:12 am
(Milford, Conn./WTIC Radio) - Narcotics, drug paraphernalia and cash were seized in a Tuesday raid in Milford, police said. Around 1:00 p.m., Bridgeport DEA agents, along with those from Milford and Stamford Police narcotics divisions descended on the Bulldog Cartel Wholesalers on Quarry Road in...
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