Connecticut State Police

State Police Seize 27 Pounds of Marijuana in North Canaan

One man is facing narcotics-related charges after Connecticut State Police seized 27 pounds of marijuana from a home in North Canaan during an investigation on Tuesday night.

Troopers and several detectives from the Western District Major Crime Squad executed a search warrant at a home in North Canaan on Tuesday.

They said a total of 27 pounds of marijuana was seized and 63-year-old James Madsen was arrested on several narcotics-related charges.

He is in custody, pending a court appearance on a $30,000 cash or surety bond.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about drug activity is encouraged to contact Troop B at (860) 626-1820. All calls will remain confidential.

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