Police charge man with violating probation, say he had 110 bags of crack cocaine

Get the weekly rundown
Sign up to receive our weekly Legal Insider newsletter

Norwich — A wanted New York man, accused of violating his probation in connection with a 2008 drug-related arson in Norwich, was arrested Tuesday after police said they found him carrying 110 bags of crack cocaine.

John Greaves, 34, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was charged with possession of crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine with the intent to sell, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with the intent to sell and violation of probation.

Police said Greaves was arrested at a traffic stop after they found him carrying the crack cocaine, $500 and marijuana.

Police said Greaves also was on federal probation for drug trafficking in Maine and was wanted for violation of probation in connection with a drug-related arson they say he committed in Norwich in 2008.

Held was held on a $350,000 cash bond.


Loading comments...
Hide Comments

Stories that may interest you

Police: White powder found in Niantic mailbox not hazardous

A white powder substance found in the mailbox of a Niantic residence Tuesday was determined to not be hazardous.

Two New London residents facing drug charges

Two city residents are facing drug-related charges after police served a search and seizure warrant at a city apartment.

Norwich K-9 team apprehends 2 suspects in 12-hour span

A city officer and his K-9 partner apprehended two suspects in separate incidents in a 12-hour span, police said.

Ledyard police still investigating crash that seriously injured motorcyclist

A crash that left a motorcyclist with a serious leg injury early Saturday remains under investigation, police said.