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KILLINGLY — A Killingly man was charged with narcotics distribution after a traffic stop March 9 in Putnam.
Jairo Castillo, 33, of 118 Furnace St., was charged with possession of narcotics and possession of narcotics with intent to sell.
Members of the Troop D – Quality of Life Task Force conducted a traffic stop on a 2000 Toyota Camry for a traffic violation on I-395. K9 Dodie, a narcotic detecting canine, alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from the car and the front passenger, Castillo. Police said Castillo admitted he had heroin and crack cocaine on him. He turned over a plastic bag containing crack cocaine and heroin pre-packaged for sale.
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.