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State Police Seize More Than 3,000 Pills In I-95 Stop

Anthony Pierre, 47 Photo Credit: Connecticut State Troopers
Drugs seized during a stop on I-95. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Troopers

Connecticut State Police nabbed a man with more than 3,000 MDMA pills and pot following a traffic stop on I-95.

The incident took place around 2:50 p.m. Sunday on I-95 in West Haven when Trooper Robert Garbalosa stopped of Anthony Pierre, 47, of Decatur, Georgia, for talking on the cell phone while driving, said Trooper Kelly Grant.

During the stop, Garbolsa developed probable cause to search the vehicle and uncovered 3,3000 MDMA pill and 4.7 grams of marijuana, state police said.

In addition, four children were located inside the car who were related to Pierre.

Pierre was charged with sale of a hallucinogen, possession of an unstamped drug, possession of marijuana, and risk of injury to a child.

He is being on $150,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court at a future date.

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