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2 arrested after marijuana sent through mail

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ANSONIA, CT (WFSB) -

Police in Ansonia arrested two people after accepting a package in the mail that contained marijuana.

Ansonia police received information from another law enforcement agency about a suspected drug delivery that was about to be conducted through the mail.

A joint investigation between the department and a United States Postal Service inspector was started and a search warrant was issued for a residence in Ansonia.

On July 18, police utilized the search warrant for a home on Jewett Street after a package was delivered. Upon searching the home, police said, a package was discovered that appeared to be marijuana.

Tests showed 3.74 pounds of marijuana was inside the package, and it was immediately seized from the home.

Police arrested Edward Matusz, 57, of Jewett Street, and charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of more than four ounces of marijuana.

He was held on $15,000 bond and was scheduled to appear in court July 25.

Also arrested was Debra Ann Matusz, 57, of Jewett Street, and she was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of more than four ounces of marijuana. She was also charged with failure to keep a prescription drug in its original container.

She was held on $5,000 bond and was expected to appear in court July 25.

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