Canterbury woman faces heroin charges

Dorinna Jones

CANTERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police were conducting surveillance at Cumberland Farms on Route 14 in Canterbury on Monday, after receiving complaints of drug activity in the parking lot.

Troopers from Troop D were observing a vehicle that appeared to be involved in drug activity. Once the vehicle left the parking lot, troopers followed it east on Route 14 where they say the driver committed several motor vehicle violations.

The driver, identified as 31-year-old Dorinna Jones, of Canterbury, was arrested at the intersection of Route 14 and Route 169. According to the troopers, she had several bags of heroin that were pre-packaged for sale.

Jones was charged with possession of heroin and posted $2,500 bond. She’s expected back in court on November 30th.

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