Student Arrested in UConn Drug Raid

Sunday, Feb 2, 2014  |  Updated 9:14 AM EDT
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Student Arrested in UConn Drug Raid

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A University of Connecticut student was arrested Saturday, accused of selling drugs out of his dorm room on campus, according to UConn police.

University police arrested 22-year-old Alexander Angeloff, of West Haven, after police found more than $30,000 in illegal drugs in his dorm room.

Officers raided his room in Grange Hall as part of an narcotics trafficking operation on the Storrs campus. Police said the investigation has spanned over several  months.

According to UConn police, authorities seized three pounds of psilocybin mushrooms, over two grams of heroin, PCP, 488 doses of LSD, 1,782 doses of Ecstasy,  marijuana, more than one gram of crystal methamphetamine and $4,716 in cash.

Angeloff is facing 14 separate drug charges, including possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, and operating a drug factory.

He is scheduled for arraignment in Rockville Superior Court on Monday.

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