Norwich – Police on Tuesday afternoon arrested a man who allegedly was selling crack cocaine out of a transitional sober house on Washington Street.
Khalil P. Hipps, 31, of 80 Asylum St., was charged with sale of crack cocaine.
Police said the arrest came after several tips, including from confidential informants, revealed that Hipps was selling crack cocaine on the street and was conducting his operation out of the Liberty House, a transitional sober house. When arrested around 3 p.m. Tuesday, police recovered from Hipps a small amount of crack cocaine packaged for street level sales as well as $725 cash.
Hipps is held on $100,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Norwich Superior Court on Wednesday.
Police said more arrests are expected.
Police ask anyone with information about narcotics or criminal activity in Norwich to call the police department at (860) 886-5561 or the anonymous tip line at (860) 886-5561 ext. 500 or to email email@example.com.