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Department of Public Safety
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Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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EASE    Feb. 29th, 2008                   

              Search Warrant in New Haven Leads to Arrest,

                 Seizure of Drugs and Weapon

On 02/29/08 at approx. 1240 hours the Urban Violence Task Force, an enforcement initiative of State Troopers and New Haven Police Officers, along with Law Enforcement Postal Inspectors executed a search warrant at  249 Chatham Street New Haven. Upon entry a hidden room was discovered where an in-door Marijuana grow operation was located. 3  Marijuana plants and 1 pound of packaged marijuana were recovered. Each plant will yield approx. one pound of marijuana each for an approximate street value of $20,000. Wright was arrested on the above listed charges including Risk of Injury to a Minor for exposing  his 7 month old infant to the marijuana operation, DCF notified. A .45 caliber Dessert Eagle handgun and ammunition was also recovered. Suspect were detained on $100,000 bond, presentment at GA 23 on 03/3/08.

Arrested:

Qulen Wright age 27  d.o.b. 12/04/80

249 Chatham Street Apt. #1 New Haven      

Charges:

Poss. Of  Controlled Substance 21a-279(C) 

Poss. Of Controlled substance with intent to sell 21a-277(b)

Poss. Of Controlled substance with intent to sell W/I 1500 feet of school 21a-278(a),

Illegal Cultivation of Marijuana 21a-277b

Operating Drug Factory 21a-277 (c)

Risk Of Injury to Minor 53-21

New Haven Task Force seizure of drugs and weapon

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