NORWICH – Following up on leads from a recent drug raid, officers from the Norwich Police Department discovered a 2004 Mercedes Benz coupe, guns and over $25,000 worth of cocaine in a storage unit owned by one of the suspected narcotic dealers who were arrested in late March.
“At 6 p.m. on Friday police obtained a search warrant for a storage unit along County Road 32 in the Town of Norwich in connection to the arrest of two suspect drug dealers March 27,” said Norwich Police Chief Joseph Angelino.
In the storage unit, police found the Mercedes sports car and inside it uncovered three loaded fire arms, a Tec-9 machine pistol with a large capacity magazine, a .357 revolver and a .22 caliber semi-automatic pistol. Also inside the vehicle was over around half a pound of crack cocaine in shrink wrap.
“The street value of the cocaine seized is more than $25,000,” said Deputy Police Chief Rodney Marsh. Marsh also noted that the three weapons recovered had their serial numbers filed off them.