Police Find 1,500 Oxycontin Pills During Traffic Stop

State police stopped a speeding van on Interstate 84 east in Tolland on Friday and found around 1,500 oxycontin pills.

Troopers stopped a white passenger van carrying 14 passengers at 10:30 a.m. and found a plastic bag containing
around 1,500 30-miligram prescription oxycontin pills, worth an estimated $45,000.

Police cited the driver for speeding. Troopers are still investigating and criminal charges are pending.

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