State Police Narcotics Task Force Arrests Baltic Man Accused of Selling Heroin

Connecticut State Police

A Baltic man was arrested on drug charges after a months-long investigation into heroin sales by the Connecticut State Police Statewide Narcotics Task Force.

Tomas Ortiz, 53, of Main Street in Baltic, faces two counts of sale of heroin.

Police said Ortiz was arrested on August 8, 2016 after an investigation into heroin sales in the Sprague area. He was assigned a $150,000 bond and is expected in court Tuesday.

Anyone who thinks they have information on the sale of illegal drugs in eastern Connecticut can call the Narcotics Task Force East Office at (860) 442-9491 or text TIP711 with the information to 274637. All tips are confidential.

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