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Police arrest 18 in connection with New Haven heroin distribution

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NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

Officials have arrested 18 people after dismantling a heroin distribution ring in New Haven.

The investigation was headed by the DEA New Haven Task Force, FBI, and New Haven Police Department and included the use of wiretaps, physical surveillance and controlled purchases of heroin from wholesale and street-level distributors.

The distributors were operating in the area of Ferry Street, Grand Avenue and Blatchley Avenue in New Haven’s Fair Haven neighborhood.

On July 9 a grand jury in New Haven charged 19 people with heroin distribution. There were 18 arrested and one other suspect is still being sought by police.

Those arrested include: Wilson Vasquez, a.k.a. “Will” and “Pancho,” 42; Francisco Rodriguez, a.k.a. “Franky” and “Bubba,” 49; Victor Rivera, 43; Todd Beilby, 53; Nelson Colon, 39; Alfredo Collazo, a.k.a. “Indio,” 37; Miguel Soto, a.k.a. “Fat Boy,” 30; Frank Mrowka, 52; Elio Delima, a.k.a. “Victor Cuevas” and “Ely,” 36; Emmanuel Fleming, a.k.a. “Mikey,” 35; Jose Lugo, a.k.a. “Kiro,” 45; Anthony Velez, a.k.a. “Tone,” 36; Jose Albarran, a.k.a. “Ghangi,” 57; Luis Albarran, a.k.a. “Lulu,” 38; Victor Azevedo, 43; Roberto Torres, a.k.a. “Tony,” 48; Jose Vasquez, 41; Jose Davila, 26.

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