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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 31, 2008

                        THREE ARRESTED IN NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION

   The State Police Statewide Narcotics Task Force assisted by the Waterford Police Department, Naval Criminal Investigative & the Salem Resident State Trooper's Office, executed a narcotics-related search & seizure warrant at a private home located at 363 Forsyth Road in Salem. The execution of this warrant was based on information developed by narcotics investigators as a result of previous narcotic investigation conducted.

   During the execution of this search warrant, the following was seized: 273 oxycontin pills, $15,966.00, 13 grams of marijuana and a .22 cal rifle. The oxycontin seized is this case has a street value of approximately $30,000.00. 

   The accused Zachary McCusker is presently unemployed and receives state assistance. This criminal investigation is continuing.

ACCUSED:   Zachary McCusker (DOB 04/18/1983)

                 363 Forsyth Road

                 Salem, CT

                 Charges: Poss. of Narcotics, 21a-279(a)

  Poss. of Narcotics WITS, 21a-278(b)

  Risk of Injury, 53-21

                 Bond:       $250.000.00 Cash/Surety

                 Court Date: GA 21, Norwich Superior Court, 12/31/08

ACCUSED:   Sean McCusker (DOB 10/19/1981)

                 363 Forsyth Road

                 Salem, CT

                 Charges: Poss. of Narcotics, 21a-279(a)

  Poss. of Narcotics WITS, 21a-278(b)

  Poss. Marijuana, 21a-279(c)

  Poss. Drug Paraphernalia, 21a-267(a)

  Interfering w/Search Warrant, 54-33. 

                 Bond:       $250.000.00 Cash/Surety

                 Court Date: GA 21, Norwich Superior Court, 12/31/08

ACCUSED:   Susan McCusker (DOB 05/10/1954)

                 363 Forsyth Road

                 Salem, CT

                 Charges: Poss. Marijuana, 21a-279(c)

   Poss. Drug Paraphernalia, 21a-267(a)

   Failure Keep Narcotics Proper Container, 21a-257

                 Bond:        $5.000.00 Non/Surety

                 Court Date: GA 21, Norwich Superior Court, 01/15/09

   Anyone with information regarding any illegal narcotic activity in Eastern Connecticut is asked to call the Statewide Narcotic Task Force – East Field Office, at (860) 442-9491 or the Anonymous Tip line at (800) 443-7847. All call will remain confidential.

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Lt. J. Paul Vance