Accused Drug Dealer Found With Cocaine, $68K

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    East Hartford Police Department
    Luis Nieves-Feliciano, 36, is accused of operating a drug factory from a home on Burnside Avenue in East Hartford.

    Officers have arrested a 36-year-old East Hartford man after finding him with a large amount of cocaine and nearly $68,000 cash, according to police.

    Luis Nieves-Feliciano is accused of running a drug factory from a home on Burnside Avenue in East Hartford.

    After identifying him as a potential drug dealer, police pulled him over on Hillside Street and searched his car to find $38,770 cash, according to police.

    Officers then found an additional $29,220 cash at the house on Burnside Avenue, along with 2.13 pounds of power cocaine and drug paraphernalia.

    He was charged with possession of narcotics, possession with intent to sell, sale of narcotics within 1500 feet of a daycare, operating a drug factory and possession of a controlled substance.

    Nieves-Feliciano was held on $750,000 bond and appeared in court Wednesday.