New London Police
Carlos Vazquez, Andre Strong and Marvin Jones were arrested after a two-town police chase in new London and Waterford.
Three men have been arrested on drug charges in New London and police said they threw drugs from the car as they fled from police during a two-town chase yesterday.
New London Police said members of the New London Police Department's VIS and Narcotic Section and the Patrol division were conducting a drug investigation when they tried to stop a driver just before 5 p.m. yesterday.
The car fled toward Waterford and the chase went briefly through Waterford and back into New London, police said.
Along the way, drugs were thrown from the car near Willetts Avenue and Sound View Drive in Waterford, police said.
Police seized the drugs and stopped the car about half a mile away, in the area of Bank and Beckwith streets in New London.
Police seized 29.2 grams of cocaine, 12.2 grams of heroin, a small amount of marijuana and $875 in cash.
Carlos Vazquez, 26, of New London, was charged with two counts possession of narcotics, two counts possession of narcotics with intent to sell, tampering with evidence and refusal to be fingerprinted.
Bond was set at $100,000. He is custody for a parole violation and was transported to Corrigan Correctional Facility.
Andre Strong, 29, who police said is homeless, was charge with two counts of possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, tampering with evidence and criminal impersonation. He is being held on $100,000 bond.
Marvin Jones, 22, of New London, was charged with reckless driving, reckless endangerment, engaging an officer in pursuit and criminal attempt at assault on a police officer. He is being held on $100,000 bond.