Four arrested in drug investigation
East Hartford - posted Mar, 13 2011
East Hartford Police arrested four people and seized a large amount crack cocaine and marijuana from a house on Whiting Road March 10.
A search and seizure warrant was issued after police received complaints of active drug dealing at 116 Whiting Road. Inside the house police allegedly found crack cocaine, marijuana, packaging materials and a scale.
Police arrested Linda Tutino, 61, Adrian Gracia, 54, and Michael Foran, 54. Tutino was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of narcotics with intent to sell. Garcia was charged with possession of a controlled substance, and Foran was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Korey Weaver, 37, of 276 Collins Street in Hartford, initially attempted to prevent police from entering the house, and tried to run from police. Weaver was charged with interfering with a search warrant. Police said the investigation is ongoing, and another resident who was not present at the time of the search is also being sought.