Man charged after Niles drug raid


NILES — A city man was arrested Friday morning on drug charges following a raid at his home, according to Niles police.

Eric J. Winters, 46, 133 Fulton St., is at the Trumbull County Jail on a charge of felony cocaine possession. Charges of cocaine trafficking are pending, a news release from the police department states.

The arrest was the result of an undercover investigation that included several drug buys, the release states. Friday’s raid was conducted by the Niles Police Department Special Response Team and the Trumbull Ashtabula Group Drug Task Force.

The two-month undercover investigation was conducted by Niles police, TAG and Weathersfield police.