|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 27, 2009
STATE POLICE STATEWIDE NARCOTICS TASK FORCE WOODBRIDGE AND ORANGE POLICE EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANTS MAKE NUMEROUS ARRESTS
During the past three months undercover narcotics investigators from the Statewide Narcotics Task Force, Orange, and Woodbridge Police Departments conducted an extensive investigation into narcotics activity in the communities of Orange and Woodbridge. The narcotics investigators made multiple controlled purchases of powder cocaine, ecstasy and Marijuana from several individuals in the towns of Orange and Woodbridge.
As a result of facts and information obtained in this investigation Narcotics Detectives applied to Superior Court for search and seizure warrants for residences and vehicles. In addition Detectives submitted arrest warrant applications to Superior Court for the arrest of numerous individuals.
Superior Court issued search warrants to the Narcotics Detectives to search the residences of the following four addresses; 226 Wilson Road, Orange, 1002 Pleasant Hill Road, Orange, 579 Glenwood Road, Orange and 135 Rimmon Road, Woodbridge. Two search warrants were also issued for 2 vehicles associated with this investigation.
Today 08/27/09 shortly after 8 :00 a.m. State Police Narcotics Detectives, Orange and Woodbridge Detectives executed the search and seizure warrants for the residence and vehicles. Evidence was seized which consisted of narcotics and other paraphernalia.
The following subjects were placed under arrest during today s operation:
Richard Spear - 135 Rimmon Road, Woodbridge CT DOB (03-02-91)
Possession of Marijuana, Sale Of Marijuana, Conspiracy to commit sale of Controlled Substance
Nicole Spear - 135 Rimmon Road, Woodbridge, CT DOB (12/25/83)
Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to sell, Operating A Drug Factory
David Baviello - 226 Wilson Road, Orange, CT DOB (1/11/89)
3 arrest warrants – Sale of Narc. , Possession of Narcotics, Sale of Narcotics w/ 1500ft of school , Possession of narcotics w/ 1500ft of school, Possession of Controlled Substance, Cultivation of Marijuana
Jeremy Proto – 1002 Pleasant Hill Road, Orange, CT DOB (2/25/91)
3 arrest warrants – Sale of controlled substance, Possession of Controlled substance, Possession of Controlled Substance
Vincent Cerillo – 533 Chippendale Lane, Orange, CT DOB (8/6/90)
2 arrest warrants - Sale of controlled substance, Possession of Controlled Substance, Sale w/in 1500ft of School , Possession w/in 1500 ft of a School, Possession of Controlled Substance
Anthony Mantiglia– 4 High meadow Lane, Orange, CT DOB (10/14/87)
3 arrest warrants – Sale of controlled substance, Possession of controlled substance , Sale w/in 1500ft of school , Possession w/in 1500 ft of school, Possession of controlled substance.