despp: Statewide Narcotics Task Force Seizes Guns & Drugs
2013

{Connecticut State Police Patch}  
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Public Protection
Connecticut State Police
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Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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Reuben Bradford
Commissioner
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 23, 2013

 

STATEWIDE NARCTICS TASK FORCE SEIZES GUNS AND DRUGS

 

   Detectives from the State Police Statewide Narcotics Task Force concluded a several months-long narcotics investigation into a known narcotics dealer operating in the New Haven and West Haven area.

 

   After extensive investigation, search & seizure warrants were obtained from Superior Court and on 1/22/13 they executed at 179 Park Street, Unit#1, in West Haven, and 705 Orchard Street, 3rd floor, in New Haven. 

 

   Joshua S. Hamer (DOB 09/19/79) of 705 Orchard St., 3rd floor, in New Haven, was arrested on-scene in West Haven for six outstanding arrest warrants for sale of narcotics as well as on-site charges stemming from the search warrants.  There was a separate search warrant executed for his vehicle, a 2004 Cadillac Deville. 

 

   The following evidence was seized as a result of the investigation: $6,554 in cash, 98.6 grams of crack cocaine, 4.8 grams of powder cocaine, 6.8 grams of heroin, a sawed- off Winchester 12-gauge shotgun, a sawed-off Sears 12-gauge shotgun and a .45 caliber Charles Daly handgun. 

 

   Accused Hamer was transported for processing.  He is being held on $300,000 bond. Two children were present at the West Haven residence and were referred to DCF under the Drug Endangered Children’s Program.

 

Hamer was charged with numerous narcotic violations.

 

ARRESTED:     Joshua S. Hamer (DOB 09/19/79)
                        
705 Orchard St., 3rd floor
                   
New Haven, CT

 

{Photo of guns & drugs seized}





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