A Connecticut man was charged for drug possession after police pulled him over in Newington on July 15. The 38-year-old man was reportedly stopped because of an equipment violation while driving his BMW on the Berlin Turnpike at about 10:30 p.m. The news source did not report the officers' reasons for executing the search of the man's vehicle.
Police reportedly found drug paraphernalia, about two pounds of marijuana, 168 bags of heroin and a .45 caliber handgun that was loaded and stolen. Responding officers also discovered a 124-pill assortment of Adderall, Ritalin and morphine in the vehicle. In addition to multiple motor vehicle and drug offenses, including possession of narcotics, the man faces a count of criminal possession of a firearm by a felon and other gun charges. He was reportedly released on a $150,000 bond.