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Police arrest 51 people and seize guns, cash and drugs in a massive heroin bust in Connecticut

May 19, 2019 - CNN

(CNN) -- Local, state and federal law enforcement conducted a massive heroin bust in Connecticut on Friday, resulting in 51 arrests and the seizure of guns, $15,000 in cash and thousands of bags of heroin packaged for sale.

Police in Waterbury said the arrests stem from a sweeping investigation that began last September "in response to an increase in heroin overdoses and heroin related deaths" in the city.

Those arrested are mid-level narcotics dealers involved mostly in the sale o...