Troop D K9 Sniffs Out Crack From Moosup Resident

On 10/02/2017 at approximately 8:38 pm, members of the Troop D – Quality of Life Task Force conducted a motor vehicle stop on a silver Buick Lacrosse for a motor vehicle violation. QLTF Troopers approached the vehicle and interviewed the occupant. During the interview, consent to search the vehicle was requested and granted. Troopers began a search of the vehicle. During the search, Troopers, along with K9 Ambrie, a narcotic detecting Labrador, located and seized (12) bags of crack cocaine (8 grams) pre-packaged for sale in the vehicle. Troopers arrested 60 year old Joseph Lombardy of Moosup.  Lombardy was transported to Troop D and charged with Possession of Crack Cocaine and Possession of Crack Cocaine With intent to sell. Lombardy was released on a $25,000 non/surety bond and is to appear in Danielson Superior Court on 10/18/2017 for the above charges.