CT Man Arrest In Danbury For Drug Sales Throughout City, Police Say

Mocobizscene – Detectives from the Danbury Police Department charged Gerald Blake Rockhead, a 45-year-old resident of Waterbury in New Haven County, on Monday, Feb. 26.

According to Det. Capt. Mark Williams of the Danbury Police, the arrest occurred after an extensive investigation into the illegal drug sales happening in various parts of the city. The investigation lasted for several months before leading to the arrest.

According to Williams, concerned citizens had lodged complaints with detectives regarding the illegal sale of drugs by Rockhead, a previously convicted drug dealer. Rockhead was already familiar to detectives from the Special Investigations Division due to their involvement in prior investigations and arrests.

During the search of Williams’ vehicle, cell phone, and the apartment he occupies, detectives were able to seize 57 grams of crack cocaine, along with $320 in cash. In addition, they also discovered an electronic scale and various packaging materials.

Rockhead faced several charges, including:

    • Possession of a controlled substance
    • Possession of more than one ounce of crack with intent to sell
    • Possession of drug paraphernalia
    • Risk of Injury to a minor, 2 counts
    • Operating a vehicle with no license
    • Violation of a protective order, 3 counts

The bond for his release is set at $200,000.

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