On March 12, 2016 at approximately 8:46 AM, CT State Police from Troop G conducted a motor vehicle stop during which the Trooper detected several indicators indicative of narcotics trafficking. CSP requested the assistance of a narcotics K9 and Fairfield Officer Wells responded along with K-9 partner, Jagger.
A search by K-9 Jagger yielded a positive “hit” on a case containing four vacuum sealed bricks of suspected cocaine. The bricks were later weighed at 8.7 pounds (3.95 kilos). The street value of the suspected cocaine is valued at more than $250,000.
Great team work by Officer Wells and K-9 Jagger!!
Photos provided by CT State Police, Troop G.
CSP Troop G Press Release:
Traffic stop leads to large narcotics seizure:
03/12/2016 at 8:46am TFC Frederick Jones conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle with New York plates for speeding on I-95 northbound at exit 35 in Milford. The lone male operator was identified as Rueben Abreu (DOB: 10/21/1969) of New York, NY.
TFC Jones detected several indicators indicative of narcotics trafficking and requested consent to search the vehicle, which was granted. To assist with the search, Troop G requested a narcotics detection dog from surrounding local police departments. Officer Wells and his K-9 partner, Jagger, from the Fairfield Police Department responded to assist. A subsequent search by K-9 Jagger yielded a positive “hit” on a case containing four vacuum sealed bricks of suspected cocaine.
The bricks were later weighed at 8.7 pounds (3.95 kilos). Abreu was placed under arrest and transported to Troop G for processing. Abreu was held on a $300,000 bond and assigned a court date of 03/14/16 at GA#22 in Milford. The street value of the suspected cocaine is valued at more than $250,000.
The Connecticut State Police is committed to enforcing the laws pertaining to illicit narcotics trafficking by interdicting criminal traffickers entering our state. We will remain active and vigilant in our efforts.
Connecticut State Troopers work hand in hand with our partners in law enforcement and stand together to combat this problem.
Special thanks to the Fairfield Police Department for their assistance today.