$40,000 Worth of Drugs Seized in Trumbull

Friday, Jan 11, 2013  |  Updated 3:46 PM EDT
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$40,000 Worth of Drugs Seized in Trumbull

Eduardo Nieves, 31, was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, operating a drug factory, possession of drug paraphernalia and risk of injury to a minor. Veronica Valdovinos, 26, was charged with risk of injury to a minor, possession of a narcotic substance, sale of crack cocaine and conspiracy to sell crack cocaine.

After investigating for months, the Stratford Police Narcotics Vice and Intelligence Unit made two arrests and seized tens of thousands of dollars in cash and drugs in Trumbull.

Police investigating drug activity in Stratford said they served a search warrant at 55 White Plains Road in Trumbull on Friday and seized around $13,000 dollars in suspected drug proceeds, 1.1 pounds of crack cocaine and 2.2 ounces of powdered cocaine.  The estimated street value of the drugs is around $40,000. 

Police said they also seized drug packaging and scales.

Eduardo Nieves, 31, was arrested and charged with possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, operating a drug factory, possession of drug paraphernalia and risk of injury to a minor.

He was held on a $250,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Bridgeport Court on Jan. 25.

Veronica Valdovinos, 26, was also taken into custody and charged with risk of injury to a minor, possession of a narcotic substance, sale of crack cocaine and conspiracy to sell crack cocaine. 

She was released on $1,000 bond and is also scheduled to appear in Bridgeport Court on Jan. 25.
 

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