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Task Force Leaves Taco Bell With More Junk Than Food

A Vernon man is in the hot sauce for drug violations, police said.

A Vernon police cruiser. Photo Credit: Chris Dehnel
A Vernon police cruiser. Photo Credit: Chris Dehnel
A Vernon man is facing several drug charges after police came out of the Vernon Taco Bell parking lot on Monday with a lot more than lettuce with the tacos. 

The fast food joint is located at 129 Talcottville Rd. - also known as state Route 83. It is knows for its massive parking lot. 

The East Central Narcotics Task Force set up a buy/bust operation in the parking lot at 2 p.m. to target who a task force news release called "a marijuana dealer" named David Cordeiro. 

Cordeiro, 30, lives at 16 Riverside Dr. in Vernon, according to a news release. 
He sold marijuana in the parking lot, and was taken into custody, according to a news release. 

Cordeiro was charged in the buy/bust operation for the sale of a controlled substance and marijuana possession, police said. 

Three separate warrants were served on Cordiero for the same charges, police said. 

The charges from the buy/bust operation came with a $10,000 surety bond and $25,000 court-set bonds were assigned to Cordeiro for each of the warrants, police said.  
David K Cordeiro December 13, 2013 at 03:00 PM
David K. Cordeiro is actually a 26 year old, and he had 2 warrants with a $25,000.00 bond, and a $10,000 bond on his arrest from a Buy/bust operation set up for 1:30 P.M. While I firmly support freedom of information, I only support freedom of FACTUAL information.
Chris Dehnel (Editor) December 13, 2013 at 03:03 PM
So you can tell the police to correct it ...
David K Cordeiro December 13, 2013 at 03:31 PM
That was not meant to be a jab sir, I understand you do a job with the tools given.
Chris Dehnel (Editor) December 13, 2013 at 03:34 PM
I will talk to the public info officer ...

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