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Police seize weapons and drugs in Griswold

By Sasha Goldstein

Publication: theday.com

Published December 20. 2012 9:00AM   Updated December 21. 2012 12:06AM

Griswold – Police seized 11 guns, a large quantity of ammunition, cocaine, marijuana and prescription pills Wednesday while executing a search warrant at 120 Geer Road.

The search, led by the Statewide Narcotic Task Force – Eastern Field Office and in cooperation with the Norwich Police Department's narcotics unit, is part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in Griswold, police said in a news release.

Seized were one semi-automatic handgun, two shotguns, eight rifles, a large amount of ammunition, 11.3 grams of cocaine, 4.5 grams of marijuana and various prescription pills, along with packaging material, cutting agents and other drug paraphernalia.

Police did not announce any arrests in conjunction with the search and seizure. Anyone with information about illegal drug activity in the eastern part of the state is asked to call the Statewide Narcotic Task Force – East Field Officer at 860-442-9491. All calls remain confidential.

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