Drugs pg 12 2-13-20

PUTNAM — A Woodstock man was arrested on drug charges after a vehicle stop Jan. 29.
Daniel Bowling, 25, of 21 Pond Factory Road, was charged with interfering/resisting arrest, weapons in a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia.
A trooper assigned to the Troop D Quality of Life Task Force spotted a vehicle on School Street commit several motor vehicle violations. The vehicle sped down May Street and the trooper caught up with it behind Price Chopper.   As the Trooper pulled out to stop the vehicle it sped down May Street.  The Trooper caught up to the offending vehicle and activated his emergency police lights and the vehicle came to an abrupt stop behind Price Chopper. Police said he got out of his car and locked it. He became hostile, police said, when told he needed to get back into his car and was arrested.
Two Putnam police officers arrived and helped. K9 Ambrie, a narcotic detecting Labrador, alerted to the presence of narcotics coming from within the vehicle and located about 400 grams of an illegal controlled substance.  Also found was narcotic packaging materials and $630. Also seized from the vehicle was an aluminum baseball bat that was in between the front driver’s seat and the driver’s door, where Bowling was standing when the Trooper was attempting to arrest him.  Bowling admitted that he put the bat there for protection.
Members of the CT State Police are committed to combating drug activity in the “Quiet Corner” and anyone with information regarding the illegal sale of narcotics and /or synthetic marijuana are encouraged to call the Troop D QLTF anonymous Tips Hotline at 860-779-4950 or message the QLTF Facebook page.


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