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Groton man arrested on narcotics charges

Published November 18. 2013 7:00AM   Updated November 18. 2013 9:45AM

Groton — Police early this morning arrested a Groton man on numerous drug charges during a routine motor vehicle stop.

Mitchell Werthman, 29, of 360 Thames St., was charged with possession of hallucinogens, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension.

Police said at about 1:54 a.m. they saw Werthman driving on Crystal Lake Road in the area of Route 12 when they pulled him over on Military Highway. They found him in possession of 2 grams of marijuana, 3 1/2 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 3 1/2 grams of bath salts.

Werthman is out on a non-surety bond and is scheduled to appear Dec. 2 in New London Superior Court.


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