ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT


Stay Connected
ADVERTISEMENT


Meriden man charged with drug dealing


MERIDEN — A city man faces charges after police say he was caught selling drugs out of his apartment.

Santos Chappell, 39, of 40 Cedar St. was arrested Wednesday on numerous charges including operating a drug factory and possession of narcotics with intent to sell.

Sgt. Darrin McKay, police spokesman, said detectives received an anonymous tip about a man selling drugs out of an apartment. Officers set up surveillance on the apartment and recognized a man coming out as Chappell, McKay said. When officers approached Chappell, he was very cooperative and admitted to selling drugs before consenting to a search of the apartment, McKay said.

Police found 72 bags of heroin weighing approximately 26 grams, 22 small bags of marijuana weighing approximately 16 grams, one large bag of marijuana weighing approximately 15 grams, more than $3,500 in cash and 58 various pills including Oxycodone, morphine and Adderall, according to court documents.

Santos was held in lieu of $150,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court Sept. 25.



Back to MeridenPoliceCourts
Top Stories of the Week

Car crashes into Meriden gym causing heavy damage to pillar …
MERIDEN — One woman was hospitalized with minor injuries after her car crashed into the front of a South Broad Street gym Wednesday morning, causing … more ...

Wallingford man awarded $4.25 million in medical malpractice suit against …
NEW HAVEN — A Wallingford man was awarded $4.25 million by a jury in New Haven court Wednesday as compensation for surgery at MidState Medical … more ...

FBI agents investigating Wallingford accounting firm …
WALLINGFORD — The FBI seized documents Tuesday from a South Elm Street accounting firm as part of an ongoing fraud investigation, according to authorities. Business … more ...

Southington police officer, Walmart aid man following bicycle theft …
SOUTHINGTON — A man whose only means of transportation is a bicycle had the bicycle stolen in May. Thanks to a police officer and Walmart, … more ...

Meriden man killed in New Britain was part of drug …
The shooting death of a Meriden man late last year in New Britain was a “hit” organized by a drug dealer in Puerto Rico, according … more ...

Comments