670 Bags of Heroin, Other Drugs Seized in Manchester

More than 600 bags of heroin, marijuana, crack cocaine and a handgun with multiple boxes of ammunition were seized in Manchester after a car was pulled over, police said. 

Manchester police pulled over a vehicle on the West Middle Turnpike at 3 a.m. on Tuesday. 

When police pulled over the suspicious looking vehicle, they discovered almost 670 bags of heroin, 21 bags of marijuana, 4 grams of crack cocaine and a handgun with multiple boxes of ammunition. 

The total worth of the narcotics found in the vehicle is estimated to be around $3,000.

Police arrested two men in the car: Daquan Pipkin, 20, and Dennis Pipkin, 22.

Both men were charged with possession of cocaine, possession of heroin, possession with intent to sell , possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a drug factory, possession of drugs within 1,500 feet of a school, possession of paraphernalia within 1,500 feet of a school, weapon in a motor vehicle, and interfering, along with multiple motor vehicle charges.

In addition, Pipkin was also charged with second-degree forgery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police said Pipkin provided false information and signed fingerprints cards representing a different person's identity. 

Anyone with information pertaining to any illicit drug activity is asked to contact the East Central Narcotics Taskforce at (860) 645-5548.

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