Police in Connecticut seize $250,000 worth of cocaine during traffic stop

Rueben Abreu is being held on $300,000 bond

Photo Courtesy: Connecticut State Police

MILFORD, Conn. (WWLP) – Police say they’ve arrested a New York man after finding more than $250,000 worth of cocaine in his car during a traffic stop in Connecticut.

Photo Courtesy: Connecticut State Police
Photo Courtesy: Connecticut State Police

Police stopped 46-year-old Rueben Abreu of New York City for speeding around 9 AM Saturday on Interstate 95 near Exit 35 in Milford.

Photo Courtesy: Connecticut State Police
Photo Courtesy: Connecticut State Police

Officers say they saw indications of narcotics trafficking and asked to search Abreu’s car. They found a case containing four vacuum-sealed bricks of a substance believed to be cocaine weighing 8.7 pounds.

Photo Courtesy: Connecticut State Police
Photo Courtesy: Connecticut State Police

Abreu is being held on $300,000 bond.

He’s scheduled to appear in court Monday.

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