East Hartford Police
East Hartford police have arrested a man accused of dealing heroin and crack at a local VFW and a rooming house.
East Hartford police have arrested a man on parolee accused of dealing drugs inside a local VFW and a rooming house next door.
Police put Charles Miller, 32, of Manchester under surveillance last month after receiving a tip and said they found him going back and forth between the VFW at 1268 Main Street in East Hartford and a rooming house next door at 1254 Main Street, police said.
They believe he was dealing heroin and crack cocaine.
Miller was not a member of the VFW, police said,
The private club allow guests inside and there is no evidence that VFW members were buying drugs, according to police.
Miller was charged with operating drug factory, possession with intent to sell narcotics, possession of narcotics in school zone,
When police took Miller into custody, they found him with more than $4,000 and 42 baggies of drugs.
Authorities said Miller is on parole for federal charges. Those charges were not immediately available.