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Cocaine delivery seized by cops in Stamford

May 24, 2019

STAMFORD — A Norwalk man was busted in Stamford with one and a half ounces of cocaine, police said.

Capt. Richard Conklin said the department’s Narcotics and Organized Crime squad got word on the street that a man named Caron Winston, 37, of Maple Street, was dealing in large amounts of cocaine in the Stamford-Norwalk area.

The also heard that Winston wold be making a cocaine delivery to Stamford and they knew the color and type of car the deliver would be made in on Tuesday night. Police set up surveillance on Exit 8 and spotted a gray Nissan Altima get off the Interstate 95 exit at about 8 p.m.

When they stopped the car, they found Winston driving the vehicle. While searching the car, Winston pointed to the driver’s side door pocket and told the officers where the drugs were, Conklin said. Inside the pocket police found 12 plastic bags of cocaine weighing 45.7 grams.

Winston was charged with possession of narcotics and possession of narcotics with intent to sell and was released after posting a $25,000 court-appearance bond.

jnickerson@stamfordadvocate.com

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