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Bridgeport Police: Bags Of Heroin, Cocaine Found In Suspect's Boxer Shorts

Joevanni Serrano Torres, 38, of Bridgeport.
Joevanni Serrano Torres, 38, of Bridgeport. Photo Credit: Bridgeport Police

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- The Bridgeport Police Department arrested a man on drug charges after finding bags of heroin and cocaine sewn into his underwear during a routine traffic stop on Monday, officials said.

Authorities pulled over a gray Volvo for an alleged motor vehicle violation at 4 p.m., police said. The driver, Joevanni Serrano Torres, 38, of Bridgeport, was driving without a license and without valid proof of insurance, police said.

Officers saw Torres move his hands toward his waist and push away from other officers during the traffic stop, police said.

They conducted a pat-down search and found bags of heroin marked "sale" and bags of cocaine sewn into the side of his boxer shorts, police said.

Torres was charged with possession of narcotics, possession with the intent to sell, operating a motor vehicle without a license, failure to carry insurance ID card, and tinted windows. Bond was set at $25,000, police said.

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