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Fugitive From Justice Arrested in Milford: Police

Milford Police arrested a man who is accused of being fugitive from justice on Monday.

According to police, members of law enforcement from the DEA Bridgeport Resident Office, Stamford Police Department and Milford Police Department began an investigation in October and November into a man known as "Primo" for trafficking narcotics in Milford.

On Monday, officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle operated by a woman with a male passenger inside. Police said the passenger was "Primo," who was later identified as 37-year-old Daryel Rawls, of Neptune, New Jersey.

During the stop, police said Rawls attempted to give them a fake name and was in possession of crack, cocaine, ecstasy and prescription medicine.

Police learned Rawls had a fully extraditable arrest warrant out of New Jersey for narcotics-related charges and for being a fugitive from justice.

Rawls is facing charges including fugitive from justice, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics and interfering with arrest.

He is being held on $500,000 bond and was in court on Tuesday.

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