Waterbury Man Arrested for Selling Narcotics in Torrington: Police

Torrington Police

A Waterbury man was arrested Friday for selling narcotics in the Torrington area, according to police.

Daniel Rivera, 21, was arrested after an investigation by the Torrington Police Narcotics Unit, Torrington Police said.

Police said Rivera put his car in reverse, climbed a snow bank and drove forward fleeing from officers in his vehicle at the scene.

Rivera narrowly hit one of the officers of the Narcotics Unit with his vehicle, according to police.

He was later arrested in his Waterbury home.

Police said Rivera was charged with sale of narcotics, criminal attempt to commit assault on a police officer, first degree reckless endangerment, interfering with an officer, destruction of property and reckless driving.

He is being held on a $1,000,000 bond.

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