A man from Meriden has been indicted on federal charges in connection to alleged cocaine trafficking, officers stated.
A federal grand jury this week indicted Miguel Acevedo, 40, on two counts of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine and one depend of possession with intent to distribute cocaine, the U.S. legal professional’s workplace, the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England, and Meriden police stated in a press release.
Court docket data present that in December 2022, Acevedo was out on bond for alleged state-level drug associated charges when he allegedly offered medicine to undercover brokers, officers stated.
He was arrested on Feb. 14, resulting in a search of his house the place investigators allegedly discovered 50 grams of cocaine and greater than $3,000 in money, officers stated.
Acevedo had been arrested on June 7, 2021, and charged with possession of crack cocaine and firearms. Following that arrest, police seized about 390 grams of cocaine and $281,000 in money, in line with the U.S. legal professional’s workplace.
The state charges are pending within the Meriden courtroom district, in line with officers and courtroom data.
The grand jury indictment additionally seeks the forfeiture of the money and two autos owned by Acevedo and the money that was seized when he was arrested.
The investigation into his alleged federal charges was carried out by the Drug Enforcement Administration New Haven Process Pressure and the Meriden police.