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Wallingford business owner arrested on drug charges

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WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Wallingford business owner is accused of selling cocaine out of his shop.

59-year-old Richard Carpenter owns Rtc Small Engine Repair on Pent Highway. He was arrested Friday.

Police say Carpenter had about $1,000 worth of cocaine with him and in the shop. They also found scales and cash.

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