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New London police pursuit, drug arrest

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NEW LONDON, Conn. -

Three men arrested on drug charges after a police pursuit in New London and Waterford.

Police say they fled when officers tried to pull them over in New London while conducting a narcotics investigation.

Police say the suspects ditched the drugs at an intersection in Waterford, then they drove back into New London.

Police arrested Carlos Vazquez, 26, Andre Strong, 33, and Marvin Jones, 22.

Among the evidence collected was 29.2 grams of cocaine, 12.2 grams of heroin, a small amount of marijuana and $875.

Vazquez and Strong face narcotics charges.

Vazquez is being held on a parole violation.

Strong is being held on a $100,000 bond.

Jones was charged with reckless driving, reckless endangerment and criminal attempt to assault a police officer.

He's being held on a $100,000 bond.

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