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Ending Drug Blight: Another Major Bust Made in Bristol

Photo courtesy Bristol Police Department

On Friday morning, Bristol Police officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on Third St near King St. The vehicle was occupied by three males. The vehicle turned out to contain illicit drugs, a BPD K-9 unit responded to the scene. K-9 “Bronn” was deployed into the vehicle for a drug sniff and indicated there were illicit drugs present in the vehicle.

A hand search by officers of the area in the vehicle where “Bronn” had alerted to, resulted in the finding of a significant amount of crack cocaine. The crack cocaine would later be weighed at 102 grams.

A further search of the vehicle also discovered a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, an illegal knife and a small number of illegal fireworks. There was also a large sum of cash found within the vehicle.

Joshua Bilodeau

The driver/lessee of the vehicle was identified as Joshua Bilodeau, age 25, of 472 Broad St in Bristol. Bilodeau would later admit to ownership and possession of the aforementioned illegal drugs, weapons and fireworks, which were all seized. In addition, a total of $1,565.06 in suspected proceeds from drug sales was confiscated.

Bilodeau was subsequently charged with the following:

Luis Clarke

Possession of Narcotics (Crack Cocaine), Possession of Crack Cocaine With Intent To Sell, Possession of Less than 1⁄2 Ounce of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Weapons in a Vehicle, Possession of Illegal Fireworks and Operating a MV Under Suspension.

Bilodeau was held for court on a $75,000 cash/surety bond and is due to be arraigned at Bristol Superior Court on 6/22/18.

Also present in the vehicle was a male who was ultimately identified as Luis Clarke, age 25, of 22 North Turnpike Rd in Wallingford. Clarke initially provided officers with a false name when asked to identify himself. Clarke’s true identity was eventually established and it was discovered he was attempting to avoid an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Bristol.

Clarke was ultimately charged with Evading Responsibility and Operating Under Suspension for the warrant.

He was charged additionally with Criminal Impersonation and Interfering with Police for his actions in this case. Clarke was released after posting a total of $7,500 in bonds for both cases.

He is due to appear in Bristol Superior Court on 7/2/18.

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