Police arrest suspected drug dealer in Groton City

Groton — A motor vehicle stop on Friday led to the seizure of crack cocaine and the arrest of a Groton man on multiple drug-related charges, police said.

At 3:35 p.m., city police detectives observed what they described as suspicious activity on Poquonnock Road. Police stopped a vehicle near Rainville Avenue and arrested Albert C. Uzzle, 39. Police said Uzzle was in possession of half an ounce of crack and $550 cash.

Police charged Uzzle with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school, possession of narcotics with intent to sell and possession of narcotics with intent to sell within 1,500 feet of a school.

Free on a $25,000 bond, Uzzle is slated to appear Jan. 10 in New London Superior Court.

Police ask anyone with information about illegal activity to contact the City of Groton Police Department at (860) 446-4186.

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