Police seize cocaine, crack, guns during arrest in Hartford

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HATRFORD — A man was arrested in Hartford yesterday.

Police say they located a vehicle that had eluded law enforcement in Hartford.

The vehicle was located at the Super 8 Motel and the driver, identified as James Larese, of New Britain, CT was found within the Motel.

Police say a search led to the arrest of Larese after they found 49.7 grams of cocaine and 67 grams of crack cocaine.

He was arrested without incident and later lodged in lieu of $20,000 with a court date of March 24.

Police say they sought search warrants for the room Larese had been in as well as his vehicle.

Three handguns, drug ledgers, approximately 550 heroin bindles, cocaine, and other various drug paraphernalia were seized.

More charges and suspects are anticipated, police say.

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