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Police: Bridgeport man sold cocaine to undercover Stamford cop

March 19, 2019

STAMFORD — Officers arrested a Bridgeport man Saturday for allegedly selling cocaine to an undercover police officer.

Cedric Powell, 51, was charged with the sale of illegal narcotics.

According to Stamford Police Capt. Richard Conklin, Powell has been arrested numerous times in Stamford and has a lengthy criminal arrest record.

Stamford’s Narcotics and Organized Crime unit had been investigating him and conducted a sting in February, in which Powell allegedly sold cocaine to an undercover officer.

Police, armed with a warrant for Powell’s arrest, apprehended him Saturday on Smith Street.

He was issued a $50,000 court bond.

ignacio.laguarda@stamfordadvocate.com