Norwich man arrested on drug, gun charges
Norwich — A city man was arrested Tuesday on multiple gun and drug charges, after police say they found two handguns, 4 grams of cocaine and 3.9 ounces of marijuana packaged for sale in his home and vehicle.
Officers from the State of Connecticut Department of Probation Norwich Office, with help from the state Department of Corrections Parole, searched the residence and vehicle of Donnie Moore, 22, of 16 Laurel Hill Ave., No. 1, according to the police report. The drugs and guns were seized as evidence.
Moore was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a firearm, possession of a high capacity magazine, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of more than 1/2 ounce marijuana, and possession of marijuana with intent to sell, according to police.
He was held on a $250,000 bond and given a court date of Jan. 24.
Stories that may interest you
Chihan Eric Chyung admitted to police almost immediately that he shot his wife of just a few weeks following a lengthy argument. He maintains it was an accident. On Thursday, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for her death.
State police said a Norwich man, charged Wednesday with stealing from a Griswold home in January, is suspected of burglarizing two more homes in Preston after leaving court on unrelated charges Tuesday.
Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.
Bloomingdale Road is closed after a tractor-trailer snagged some wires, pulling them down Thursday afternoon.