Updated: Friday, 04 Jan 2013, 7:39 PM EST
Published : Friday, 04 Jan 2013, 7:22 PM EST
CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH) -- Cromwell Police arrested a 28-year-old man, accused of running a drug factory out of his home. Police seized drugs, money and guns from the residence.
On Thursday around 12:13 p.m. officers responded to 4 McDonald Ave for an unknown medical reason.
Police determined Michael Marotta, 28, was in possession of prescription medications that were not his.
Further on scene investigation showed Marotta was in possession of narcotics according to police.
Officials applied for and obtained a search and seizure warrant for the home.
Officials with the assistance of a K-9 seized 332.4 grams of cocaine worth and estimated $34,000, $2,385 in cash, drug paraphernalia for manufacturing, packaging and transporting narcotics. Police also seized 3 handguns, 3 shotguns, 2 rifles, a taser and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
Marotta was charged with operating a drug factory, illegal possession, possession with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana.
Marotta was held on a $250,000 bond and was arraigned at Middletown Superior Court on Friday.