*TROOP D QLTF TROOPERS MAKE CRACK COCAINE WITS ARREST IN PUTNAM

On 01/12/2018 at approximately 8:50 pm, Troop D – Quality of Life Task Force Troopers stopped a vehicle on Grove Street in Putnam for a motor vehicle violation. QLTF Troopers approached the vehicle and interviewed the driver. During the interview, consent to search the vehicle was requested and granted and Troopers began a search of the vehicle. During the search, Troopers located and seized numerous rocks of crack cocaine each pre-packaged for street level sales inside the vehicle. Troopers arrested 36 year old Henry “HANK” Tyus of Putnam. Tyus was transported to Troop D and charged with Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics with intent to sell and Failure to Signal. Tyus was released on a $10,000 surety bond and is to appear in Danielson Superior Court on 01/24/2018.

Members of the Connecticut State Police are committed to combating drug activity in the “Quiet Corner” and anyone with information regarding the illegal sale of narcotics are encouraged to call the Troop D QLTF anonymous Tips Hotline at 860-779-4950 or message the QLTF Facebook page.

Source: Troop D QLTF Facebook Page