MERIDEN, CT - Last week, Miguel Acevedo, 38, was pulled over after he was reportedly identified in an ongoing surveillance of drug activity in the North and South Avenue area.
Acevedo admitted to officers that he had “two balls” on his person, referring to crack cocaine, according to court documents.
Officers then obtained a search warrant for his South Street residence.
FOX 61 reported:
While executing the warrant, Meriden PD located: two plastic baggies containing suspected crack cocaine weighing approximately 7.1 grams; more than $300,000 in cash; a Glock 43 9mm with two magazines and 12 9mm rounds; a plastic bag containing106 smaller plastic baggies, each containing suspected crack cocaine, weighing approximately 390.9 grams; a Glock 42 .380 with two magazines and 12 .380 rounds; a box containing 29 .380 rounds; and two boxes containing 188 9mm rounds.
Acevedo was charged with Possession of Narcotics With Intent to Sell, Possession of Narcotics and Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a License. He was booked into the New Haven County Correctional Center on $250,000 bond.
Despite the serious nature of the charges and the suspect's illegal status in the country, he was released after making bond.
*Connecticut employs a statewide 'sanctuary' policy for illegal aliens, according to The Center For Immigration Studies.