GROTON, Conn. (AP) — Police say they arrested two Connecticut men on cocaine charges after an informant told them one of them was selling drugs to strippers.
The Day reports that 57-year-old David Mortimer and 45-year-old Kenneth McNeil, both of Waterford, were arrested Feb. 2 by Groton town police and released on bond. The arrests were announced Monday.
State records show Mortimer and his wife run a country club in Waterford.
Police say they conducted surveillance on Mortimer and McNeil after an informant told them Mortimer was supplying cocaine to exotic dancers at a Groton strip club. Authorities say they searched the men’s vehicle and found about 5 grams (0.18 ounces) of cocaine and more than $7,000 in cash.
Police say both men denied selling cocaine. Mortimer’s lawyer said neither Mortimer nor McNeil are drug dealers.
Information from: The Day, http://www.theday.com
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