TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH)– Two Maine men were arrested on I-84 in Tolland after police found 100 bags of heroin during a traffic stop on Saturday.
Police say at around 6:40 p.m., troopers pulled over a silver Saab for failing to stay in its lane on I-84 eastbound. During the traffic stop, while speaking with the driver, police determined he didn’t have a valid driver’s license and that he had provided a fake name and date of birth.
Police say as troopers continued to investigate, they then found 100 bags of heroin, wrapped in bundles of ten bags packaged for sale, stamped with the word “Fatboy.”
The driver, 42-year-old Jeremy Brooks, was charged with Criminal Impersonation, Interfering with an Investigation, Possession of Heroin with Intent to Sell, Possession of Heroin, Failure to Maintain Lane and Operating Without a License.
His passenger, 43-year-old James Whitehead, was also taken into custody and charged with Possession of Narcotics.
Both men were held on $5,000 bond and the suspected heroin and cash were seized by police.