This article was published on: 01/18/18 4:02 PM by Mike Minarsky

On 01/17/2018 at approximately 5:20 pm, Troop D – Quality of Life Task Force Troopers stopped a vehicle on Winter Street in Killingly. Troopers recognized the driver from previous police related contacts and knew that the vehicle had no active registration and the operator had a suspended license and no insurance on the vehicle. QLTF Troopers approached the vehicle and interviewed the driver. During the interview, Troopers observed several indicators of criminal activity and became suspicious that drugs may be in the car. Consent to search the vehicle was requested and granted and Troopers began a search of the vehicle. During the search, Troopers located and seized crack cocaine, a digital scale and one cell phone. Troopers arrested Jeffrey Jenkins (DOB 08/29/1971) of  Danielson. Jenkins was transported to Troop D and charged with Possession of Narcotics, Operating a MV with a Suspended License, Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle and Operating Without Insurance. Jenkins was held on a $2,000 cash/surety bond and is to appear in Danielson Superior Court on 01/18/2018 for the above charges.

As previously reported, Troop D QLTF arrested Jenkins on 01/09/2017 for two outstanding Failure to Appear warrants. Jenkins was released on a promise to appear at court the following day.

Members of the Connecticut State Police are committed to combating drug activity in the “Quiet Corner” and 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.

Source:  Troop D QLTF Facebook page

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