Bodega Owner Accused of Running Drug Factory Due in Court

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    Henry Depna, owner of the Lost Cubanitos Market, was arrested for selling illegal drugs out of his Hartford store.

    A Hartford bodega owner accused of running a prescription drug factory out of his store will appear in court.

    Hartford police executed a search warrant at the Los Cubanitos Market at 206 Park Street around 11 a.m. on Wednesday August 7 and seized a large quantity of illegal prescription drugs, including oxycodone, suboxone and Viagra, as well as $4,000 police said.

    Officers have been dispatched to the market more than 150 times in the past five years and this is the fourth time in five years police have conducted a drug search at the bodega, police said.

    The owner of the bodega, Henry Depena, 46, was charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell and operating a drug factory.

    He is being held on a $200,000 bond.