|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 9, 2011
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
CHARGES: 1 count of Sale of Heroin within 1500’ School/Daycare/Housing Project
2 Counts of Conspiracy to Commit Possession of Heroin within 1500
ARRESTED #2: Joseph Caraglio (DOB: 11/30/62)
193 Thompson Street
CHARGES: 1 count of Conspiracy to Commit Possession of Heroin within 1500’
1 count of Possession of Heroin with Intent to Sell (WITS)
ARRESTED #3: Dennis Gorham (DOB: 03/18/60)
99 High Ridge Drive
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
Anyone with information regarding narcotics activity is asked to contact the Southwest SNTF office at (203)696-2584. All calls will be kept confidential.
Trooper Kelly Grant