Officers find drugs, cash during stop
MERIDEN — A city man faces charges after police said he was found with more than 100 grams of fentanyl and $7,000 cash during a traffic stop early Thursday.
Tehorman Techer, 26, of 90 Crown St., was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating without a license and failure to display license plates.
Officers observed a black Mercedes-Benz traveling in the area West Main Street around 12:30 a.m. without a rear license plate, police said. Police stopped the vehicle and discovered the driver, identified as Techer, did not have a valid license and had an active arrest warrant out of Southington. Officers searched Techer and the car, finding 104 grams of fentanyl, four cell phones, and $7,105 cash, police said.
Bond was set at $95,000 and he is due back in court on Dec. 7.