Drug Trafficking

Accused Drug Dealer Charged With Threatening Customer

Accused Drug Dealer Charged With Threatening Customer

A Middletown man who state police described as a drug dealer faces a variety of charges after police say he showed up at a Stafford home to collect a debt.

State police were called to Old Crystal Lake Road home about 5:30 p.m. Sunday by a man who said there were two men on his property and that he feared for his safety.

The caller admitted to state police that one of the men, later identified as Steven Morello, 36, of Old Mill Road in Middletown, was his drug dealer and was there to collect money, state police said.

A trooper spotted the black Land Rover the men were riding in at Route 30 and Route 140 in Ellington and pulled it over. The driver allowed the trooper to...

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