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Man Arrested With 4 Pounds Of Ecstasy In Westport Faces Federal Charges

Federal officials have adopted a case involving a Brooklyn man who was arrested with 4 pounds of MDMA in Westport last week.
Federal officials have adopted a case involving a Brooklyn man who was arrested with 4 pounds of MDMA in Westport last week. Photo Credit: File

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Federal officials have lodged additional charges against a man who was arrested after bringing 4 pounds of ecstasy into Westport on Sunday, June 8, according to thehour.com.

Gregory Gottman, 39, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was arrested after Westport Police, acting on information that a large amount of narcotics would be traveling through town on Sunday, stopped his vehicle on Treadwell Avenue.

Police seized 4.4 pounds of MDMA, a pure form of the narcotic ecstasy, as well as ecstasy pills.

Gottman was charged with one federal count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute MDMA, thehour.com said.

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