Manchester man arrested in yard on drug charges
MANCHESTER - Police arrested a 24-year-old city man on drug charges Sunday evening after watching him walk in circles in a Cypress Street yard.
Richard Cadavid of 2359 Brown Ave., faces three felony counts of possession of a controlled drug and a misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled drug after police allegedly found him in possession of a variety of pills as he walked around the yard. Police said he told them he was looking for a lost item.
According to police, undercover officers had been watching two men acting suspiciously in a vehicle about 8 p.m. Sunday in the lot at Shawn's Corner Market, 926 Somerville St. Police said the passenger of the vehicle, allegedly Cadavid, got out and walked into the nearby yard.
Police said they approached Cadavid, found the drugs during their investigation, and arrested him.