Woodstock Man Arrested For Operating Drug Factory


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On December 20th at approximately 7:15 PM, a trooper from Connecticut State Police’s Troop D was on patrol in Killingly and spotted a drug transaction take place between two vehicles in the parking lot of the Comfort Inn and Suites.  As the trooper approached, the vehicles quickly exited the parking lot. The trooper followed one of the vehicles onto Tracy Road and subsequently stopped it. When the trooper approached the vehicle, he detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver, 23 year old Daniel Bowling of Woodstock produced two baggies of marijuana.  As the trooper conducted a search of the vehicle he observed several indicators of suspected narcotics dealing and requested the assistance of the Troop D Quality of Life Task Force. K-9 Ambrie conducted a search of the vehicle and located multiple baggies of cocaine, narcotic packaging material, a digital scale, approximately 200 grams of marijuana and $1,149 in cash. At this time Bowling was placed under arrest. Bowling was transported to Troop D, where he was charged with Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics WITS and Operating a Drug Factory. Bowling was processed and released on a $2,500 cash/surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Danielson Superior Court on January 3rd.