61 people charged in massive drug sting in Waterbury

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Dozens are facing charges after a massive drug sting in Waterbury.

Police started Operation Raw Deal last September to crack down on heroin dealers in the Brass City.

52 suspected drug dealers were identified. 41 of them were arrested Friday morning.

Related: Torrington PD: 4 people arrested in drug bust

Another nine people were arrested during the operation as well.

Police seized a half pound of raw heroin, thousands of bags of heroin packaged for sale, three guns and more than $15,000.


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