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NORWICH — Police charged a man after they allegedly found more than 12 grams of crack cocaine and $8,000 in cash in his Norwich apartment Thursday, according to the Norwich Police Department.

Police said they received several complaints about suspected drug dealing from a Main Street apartment for the past two months. Investigators identified the suspect as 34-year-old Joshua Winston, the Norwich Police Department said in a press release.

On Thursday, police executed a search and seizure warrant at the apartment and found about 12.8 grams of crack cocaine and more than $8,000 in cash, according to police.

Winston was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. Winston was released after he posted his $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court March 31, police said.

Anyone with additional information related to Winston is encouraged to contact the Norwich Police Narcotics Division at 860-886-5561 ext. 3152. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 860-886-5561 ext. 4.


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