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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
February 9, 2011
State Police Narcotic Detectives Make Heroin Seizure

On 2/9/11 at approximately 9:00 a.m. the Southwest Statewide Narcotics Task Force (SNTF), in conjunction with the Bridgeport Police Tactical Narcotics Team, concluded a narcotics trafficking and sales investigation, culminating in three arrests, along with the seizures of heroin, cash, and a motor vehicle.

SNTF detectives developed information and initiated a narcotics investigations in the Greater Bridgeport Area. After a lengthy investigation, SNTF detectives executed search warrants in the Towns of Stratford and Trumbull, which led to three arrests, a seizure of approximately 99 grams of heroin, approximately $176,000 in cash, and a BMW. 

The Southwest Office Statewide Narcotics Task Force is comprised of State Troopers, Stratford, Bridgeport and Trumbull Police Officers.

ARRESTED #1:    Lorenzo Santoro (DOB: 09/5/47)

                             57 Clover Street

                             Stratford, CT.

CHARGES:          1 count of Sale of Heroin within 1500’ School/Daycare/Housing Project         

                             2 Counts of Conspiracy to Commit Possession of Heroin within 1500     

                             School/Daycare/Housing Project

ARRESTED #2:    Joseph Caraglio (DOB: 11/30/62)

                             193 Thompson Street 

                             Stratford, CT. 

CHARGES:          1 count of Conspiracy to Commit Possession of Heroin within 1500’

                             School/Daycare/Housing Project

                             1 count of Possession of Heroin with Intent to Sell (WITS)

ARRESTED #3:    Dennis Gorham (DOB: 03/18/60)

                             99 High Ridge Drive

                             Bridgeport, CT. 

CHARGES:          1 count of Possession of Heroin within 1500’ School/Daycare/Housing Project

                             1 count of Possession of Heroin WITS

                             1 count of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

COURT:               Bridgeport Superior Court GA #2

                             February 22, 2011

Heroin and cash

Anyone with information regarding narcotics activity is asked to contact the Southwest SNTF office at (203)696-2584.    All calls will be kept confidential.

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Trooper Kelly Grant