On 3/31/2015, the Fairfield Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant on a motor vehicle in the parking lot of Kohl’s Department Store at 290 Tunxis Hill Road, Fairfield, CT 06825. A short time later, search and seizure warrants were executed at two homes in Bridgeport.
The resulting searches lead to the seizure of approximately 300 bags of heroin, $3,000.00 cash, a loaded handgun and two vehicles.
Christian Pichardo, age 20, of Bridgeport. He was charged with:
Possession of Narcotics w/ Intent to Sell
Possession of Narcotics within 1500’ of a School
Possession of a Firearm w/ an Obliterated Serial Number
Pichardo is being held on a $100,000.00 bond at the time of this posting.
This arrest and the subsequent seizures are the culmination of a lengthy investigation into a heroin distribution operation in and around Fairfield. The Fairfield Police Department's Narcotics Unit was assisted by personnel from the Detective Bureau, Traffic Enforcement Unit and Patrol Divisions.
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