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MERIDEN — Two city men were arrested Thursday after 7 pounds of marijuana and ammunition were seized, police said.
Lt John Mennone said Meriden police, the department’s SWAT team, and the Wallingford /Cheshire SWAT team executed a narcotics search warrant at a home in the 300-block of Colony Street, where the two men lived.
Emilio Mercado, 27, was charged with possession with intent to sell and operating a drug factory.
Caz Alicea, 31, was charged with possession with intent to sell and operating a drug factory, violation of a protective order, criminal possession of ammunition and interfering with police.
Caz was also taken into custody for an outstanding arrest warrant from the Connecticut State Police.
To report tips for violent crimes, call the Major Crimes Unit at 203-630-6253. To report tips for narcotics activity, call the Crime Suppression Unit at 203-630-6273