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PUTNAM — Three from Willimantic were arrested on drug charges after being stopped by state troopers for speeding on I395.
Kyle Carrero, 21, of Willimantic and Keontae Samuel, 22, of Willimantic and a 17-year-old juvenile from Worcester were charged with possession of marijuana over a kilogram, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance and narcotics outside the original container. Carrero was also charged with reckless driving.
April 13 a state trooper stopped a 2014 Mercedes C300 for driving 91 mph in a posted 65 mph zone. The troopers became suspicious and found $13,000, 2.65 pounds of marijuana, 39 Xanax pills, an amount of “DABS” and 10 Alprazolam pills. 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.