Narcotics Arrest Following Traffic Stop
On Sunday, February 21, 2021 at approximately 2:37 p.m., Troopers assigned to Troop A - Southbury were conducting motor vehicle enforcement in the area of Interstate 84 Westbound, Exit 16 when a Honda Ridgeline was observed traveling at a high rate of speed.
Troopers immediately conducted a vehicle stop and probable cause was established which lead to a subsequently searched of the vehicle. As a result of the search, investigators located and seized approximately 5.66 kg of cocaine partially concealed in the backseat.
The occupants of the vehicle were identified and arrested on narcotics charges and each held on $20,000.00 bond. All are scheduled to be arraigned in Waterbury Superior Court on May 20, 2021. Please refer to the attached release and individual booking photographs.