Department of Transportation Worker in Newington Finds Kilo of Cocaine

cocaine at DOT property in Newington
Newington Police

A Department of Transportation employee who was picking up trash on DOT property in Newington Thursday afternoon found a large package of cocaine, according to police. 

The employee was cleaning the area between Dicks Sporting Goods and the DOT property at 160 Pascone Place just after 1:30 p.m. Thursday when he found a package he suspected was drugs, police said. 

Newington police responded and took the package, which turned out to contain over one kilogram of cocaine, police said. 

A K-9 unit checked the area to ensure there were no other drugs in the area. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Rodriguez at (860) 594-6218.

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