Police SIU arrest local man for selling pot

Michael McManus

Michael McManus

Southington police arrested Michael McManus, 21, of Southington for selling marijuana in the town of Southington. The arrest was a result of a Special Investigations Unit (SIU) investigation during May 2015.

Police received reports that McManus was selling marijuana in Southington. Based on this information, four controlled purchases of marijuana were made. As a result of this investigation, four arrest warrants were issued by Bristol Superior Court.

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, at approximately 3:10 p.m., officers went to McManus’s residence where he was located and taken into custody without incident.

McManus was charged with four counts of selling marijuana. He was held on a $35,000 court-set bond for each warrant ($140,000 total), and he was scheduled to appear in Bristol Court on Jan. 27.

The warrants were sealed at the time of the arrest and police will not release further information.

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