Bridgeport man accused of running large-scale drug trafficking operation

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Police say they arrested a 48-year-old man who they say was a large-scale narcotics trafficker in Bridgeport.

They say after a monthslong investigation, it was discovered that Clark Thomas was dealing large quantities of heroin, crack-cocaine and marijuana throughout Bridgeport and lower Fairfield County.

Officials say during the arrest, police recovered large quantities of marijuana, more than 400 bags of heroin and hundreds of grams of cocaine and crack-cocaine.

They say Thomas is facing multiple charges, including possession with intent to sell and operating a drug factory.

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