Trumbull drug dealer busted with 1.25 pounds of marijuana in driveway
A Main Street man was arrested for possession with intent to sell, possession of greater than four ounces of marijuana, illegal sale in a drug factory, possession of drug paraphernalia, and illegal possession within 1,500 feet of a school at 5 p.m. Jan. 29.
Trumbull police said that Daniel Silva, 22, was dealing drugs in the driveway of his home, which is located at 6088 Main Street.
According to a report, police arrived at the residence after a domestic dispute call was made about a fight in progress.
Upon arrival, one of the suspects fled on foot but was apprehended a short distance away.
Police said Rafael Cruz, 25, of Bridgeport, was subsequently arrested for assault third degree, disorderly conduct and two counts of violating a protective order.
An investigation revealed that Silva was dealing drugs from the home and police seized his vehicle used by silva.
The report said that police obtained two search warrants — one for the vehicle and a second for a small safe located inside — and when the warrants were served, detective recovered 1.25 pounds of marijuana, $3,736.00 in cash, a scale and packaging materials from the Main Street. Lt. Leonard Scinto of the Trumbull Police Department said an arrest warrant for Silva was obtained and on Feb. 17 and Silva surrendered himself at police headquarters.
His bond was set at $10,000, which he posted.