Daily Blotter – Jan. 9

A Roundup of All Things Criminal in CT

Man Collapses During Drug Investigation

State police are investigating after a man collapsed during a drug investigation in Glastonbury.

Members of the East Central Narcotics Task Force told two people to get out of their car in the parking lot of the Hilton Garden Inn on Glastonbury Boulevard around 1 a.m.

As the suspects gout of the car, passenger Rafael Morales, 50, of Hartford, collapsed. He was suffering from a severe head wound and was rushed to Hartford Hospital.

Police seized 100 bags of heroin and a 1997 Ford Windstar. They arrested Christopher Young, 47, of Hartford, who was charged with conspiracy to possess heroin, conspiracy to sell heroin, misuse of registration and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. 

The states attorney's office asked the state police's major crime squad to investigate.

Skakel Files Appeal Skakel Files Appeal Skakel Files Appeal

Lawyers for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel have filed a new appeal of his murder conviction. The appeal claims that police and prosecutors failed to provide Skakel with evidence pointing to another suspect and discrediting a key state witness. Skakel was convicted in 2002 of killing Martha Moxley, 15, in their Greenwich neighborhood in 1975. He's serving 20 years to life in prison. State prosecutors weren't immediately available for comment.

Autopsy Results Show Teacher Drowned

Autopsy results show a Waterbury teacher found dead in the Bahamas drowned. Tim Massa, 30, drowned in a Paradise Island marina, the Waterbury Republican-American reports.

Woman Accused of Stalking, Deceiving Other Woman

A Stamford woman has been accused of stalking another woman to an unusual extreme and performing medical procedures she had no license to, including administered fluids and drawing blood, the Stamford Advocate reports.

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