West Hartford Man Arrested on Drug Charges

A West Hartford man was arrested on drug charges after State Police troopers found cocaine in a vehicle a traffic stop in Tolland Tuesday, according to state police.

Connecticut State Police said they pulled over a car that was weaving in and out of traffic on Interstate 84 in Tolland around 8:50 p.m. During the traffic stop troopers became suspicious because the driver had multiple cell phones that were ringing or receiving text messages constantly.

A K9 unit was called in and indicated narcotics in the vehicle. The driver, identified as 31-year-old Aldo Elescano, was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to sell and several traffic violations.

He was held on a $25,000 bond and is due in court on Wednesday.

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