Narcotics and Weapons Arrest in Chaplin

This article was published on: 06/3/17 4:52 PM by Mike Minarsky

On June 2, 2017, at approximately 2300 hours (11 pm), Trooper Cash #1062 and Trooper Bimonte #965 observed a number of motor vehicle violations occur from a vehicle traveling east on Route 6 in the Town of Chaplin. The vehicle was subsequentially stopped, and the Troopers on scene became suspicious of narcotic related criminal activity taking place. Through the course of the Trooper’s investigation with the operator Kyle HERRICK (W/M 10/04/1996), probable cause was developed and a vehicle search was conducted to which Troopers located weapons to include brass knuckles and a throwing axe, and numerous amounts of narcotics. HERRICK also failed a series of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs). HERRICK was arrested and charged under C.G.S. 14-227a, Operating Under the Influence; C.G.S. 14-219B, Speeding; C.G.S. 14-96C, Failure to Have Tail Lamps; 14-17a, C.G.S. 21a-279(a)(1), Possession of a Controlled Substance; C.G.S. 21-267(a), Drug Paraphernalia; C.G.S. 21-257, Narcotics not kept in Original Container; C.G.S. 21a-279, Illegal Possession of Narcotics; C.G.S. 29-38, Weapons in Vehicles. HERRICK was held on a $10,000 cash or surety bond and is scheduled to appear at Danielson Superior Court on June 15, 2017.

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