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4/17/2018 - 4/17/18 Narcotics Arrest
NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: April 17, 2018
Contact: Captain Ronald Smith
Phone: (203) 230-4029
PIO# 18-60



On April 16th the Hamden Police Department Street Interdiction Team concluded a lengthy drug investigation with the arrests of Thomas Frizell and Dandre Deshields. Hamden Police had received numerous complaints of “drug dealing” in the area of Armstrong Street and Welton Street. 

Street Interdiction Team Officers observed Frizell and Deshields complete a drug transaction on Atlas Street. Officers seized 7 bags of heroin and $315.00.

Hamden Police arrested:

Thomas Frizell, 31, of 29 Foote Road, East Haven. He was charged with Possession of Narcotics. Frizell, who was released after posting a $2,500.00 bond, is scheduled to appear in court in Meriden on April 30th.

Dandre Deshields, 21, of 224 Welton Street, Hamden. He was charged with Sale of Narcotics. Deshields, who was detained on a $10,000.00 bond, is scheduled to appear in court in Meriden on May 1st.

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