|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to Seizure of Cocaine
On Tuesday, 06/02/2009 at approximately 7:45 p.m. A State Trooper on patrol on Route in Trumbull observed a motor vehicle violation on a vehicle traveling northbound on Route 8 near exit #11 in Trumbull.
Upon stopping the vehicle the Trooper was able to search the vehicle and in doing so discovered approximately 8.8 lbs. of a white powder substance that field tested positive for Cocaine.
The operator of the vehicle was taken into custody and transported to Troop G in Bridgeport. He was arrested and processed on criminal charges. The suspected cocaine was seized and transported to an evidence holding facility. The estimated street value of the suspect cocaine is $250,000.
photo of seized suspect cocaine-
Arrested: Andy REGALADO age 36 d.o.b. 5/10/1973
3400 Paul Avenue #1J, Bronx, NY
Charges: Failing to Utilize Signal
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Sell
Court: held on $750,000 bond and presented at G.A. 2 in Bridgeport of 6/3/2009