Black Hill Rd Traffic Stop Turns Into Drug Arrest

This article was published on: 11/11/18 7:46 PM by Mike Minarsky

On November 11, 2018 at approximately 12:28 p.m., members of the Plainfield Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on Black Hill Road in Central Village, Connecticut with a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo.  The operator was identified as 25 year old David Louis Rivera.  Rivera was initially stopped for excessive speed and an obstructed registration plate.  It was later determined that the vehicle had a canceled registration from Rhode Island.

While speaking to Rivera the passenger, 18 year oldJeremy Hammer, of Central Village was observed to be visibly upset.  Narcotics detector K-9 Vader of the Plainfield Police Department alerted to the exterior and interior of the vehicle.  It was later determined that Hammer swallowed four bags or crack cocaine.  

Hammer was transported to the Backus Emergency Room located in Plainfield where four bags or crack cocaine were regurgitated by Hammer and seized by Officers.

Hammer was charged with possession of crack cocaine, tampering with physical evidence and interfering with a police investigation. Hammer was later released on a $10,000.00 non-surety bond.  Hammer is scheduled to appear in Danielson Superior court on November 26, 2018.

The incident is still under investigation.

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