Danbury Police Log: Drugs, Four Charged

The Danbury Police Department provided the following information. A person charged with a crime is not guilty until having been found guilty in court.

While executing warrants for two men, Danbury Police ended up charging four people with drug charges Monday at or around the Beaver Street Housing Cooperative.

For the past several months, members of the Special Investigations Division of the Danbury Police Department have been conducting an investigation into the sale of illegal drugs in the Danbury area.  The two men being investigated were Michael Ross, 33, and Walter Wright, 39, both of Danbury.

Investigators were able to obtain search warrants for 14A Griffing Ave., and at  6 London Place, a vehicle and for Walter Wright and Michael Ross. When police arrived at 6 London Place, police said Wright jumped out of the second floor window and ran up Elm Street. Police caught him on Rose Street. In his pocket police found a white rock-like substance that tested as 10 grams of crack cocaine.

 Inside the apartment on London Place, police found Wayne Brown, 68, and Aira Moore, 57, in the kitchen with a plate of a white powder substance that tested as crack cocaine. They found plastic bags for packaging cocaine. Brown was charged with possession of narcotics. and possession of narcotics with intent to sell. Moore was charged with possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.

While police were inside the apartment, they saw a fifth person run away, and they chased him and caught him. Police said they charged Michael Tallman, city streets, on two outstanding warrants from other towns. He was charged with violation of probation and held on a $25,000 bond. He was charged with failure to appear, third-degree assault and breach of peace. He was held on a $1,000 bond on those charges.

As a result of the search warrants, the men were charged. In addition, the following items were seized: a substantial quantity of crack cocaine, a vehicle, drug paraphernalia and an illegal weapon. The illegal weapon was a switch blade. Ross was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana. Wright was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics with intent to sell within 1,500 feet of a housing project, possession of drug paraphernalia and interfering with a search warrant. On Tuesday morning, Ross was s being held on a $100,000 bond, Brown a $100,000. bond and Wright a $150,000. bond


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