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Hartford Detectives Seize 1,000 Bags Of Heroin

Hartford Detectives Seize 1,000 Bags Of Heroin

HARTFORD — Detectives seized more than 1,000 bags of heroin from a home on Babcock Street Thursday, police said. Members of the Vice and Narcotics Unit had been watching the building at 134-136 Babcock St. after receiving information that drugs were being sold on the third floor, police said. Detectives spotted a man leaving the building and officers later stopped his vehicle. After stopping the vehicle, police, with a search and seizure warrant, searched the building. Along with the heroin, detectives also seized an ounce of marijuana and $4,270, police said. The driver of the vehicle, 31-year-old Esteban Tirado of Babcock St., was charged with possession of narcotics,...

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