A man identified as "a mid- to high-level drug dealer" was arrested early Tuesday by the Special Services Division of the Norwalk Police Department.
The arrest of Anthony Lamont Holley, 27, capped a six- month investigation of narcotics trafficking in and around Monterey Village, according to Lt. Thomas Mattera. Police found 2.5 ounces of crack cocaine and 13 grams of cocaine during the early morning raid on Apartment 27, Building 2. The drugs had a street value of around $7,000, police said.
Holley was sleeping when police entered his apartment at 5:30 a.m. with a search and seizure warrant. Also in the apartment were a 3-year-old child and a 1-year-old baby.
Holley also had $580 dollars of cash, scales, packaging instruments and baggies. He 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 school, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of drug paraphernalia within 1,500 feet of a school. Bond was set at $250,000.
The investigation was led by Officers Mark Suda and Anthony DePanfilis.
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