|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4, 2011
STATE POLICE NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION LEADS TO ARREST
On February 3, 2011, the Statewide Narcotic Task Force, assisted by the Willimantic Police Department, conducted a joint investigation that resulted in a narcotics-related search warrant being executed at 23 Hope Street, Willimantic, CT. Investigation revealed that an amount of illicit narcotics were being stored and sold from said residence.
The Statewide Narcotic Task Force – East Field Office is comprised of members from the State Police, Groton Town, Groton City and Willimantic Police Departments.
Seized were 210 bags of heroin prepackaged for sale, an amount of U.S. currency and items of drug paraphernalia.
ARRESTED: Herman Rodriguez-Velez (DOB 12/25/1965)
23 Hope Street, Willimantic, CT
CHARGES: Poss. Heroin
Poss. Heroin WITS
Poss. Heroin w/in 1500’ School
Poss. Heroin WITS w/in 1500’ School
Operating a Drug Factory
Risk of Injury
BOND: $100,000.00 Cash/Surety
COURT: G.A. 11, Danielson Superior Court 02/04/11
Anyone with information regarding any illegal narcotic activity in Eastern Connecticut is asked to call the Statewide Narcotic Task Force, at (860) 442-9491 or the Anonymous Tip line at (800) 443-7847. All calls will remain confidential.
Lt. J. Paul Vance
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