Officials: School bus driver arrested for allegedly dealing heroin

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A local school bus driver is behind bars after police say he used the bus he was driving to help him deal heroin.

Police say they arrested Garfield Howell after a long investigation into heroin dealing in Stratford.

Officials say heroin was found when they raided Howell's Bridgeport home.

They say the 29-year-old drove for "We Transport" in Bridgeport and used his bus to buy and sell heroin.

Investigators do not believe any drug deals happened while children were on the bus.

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