GREENWICH, Conn. — Four people in their 50s and 60s were arrested during a raid on a Hamilton Avenue apartment in Greenwich where police seized crack cocaine and prescription pills, according to Greenwich Time.
Police told Greenwich Time that they launched an investigation after learning that 69-year-old John Deandressi of Hamilton Avenue was selling prescription pills in town. Police conducted surveillance on his home and observed his operation for three months, according to Greenwich Time.
On Wednesday they tracked 57-year-old Christopher Cannizzaro of Stamford from the Hamilton Apartment to Port Chester, N.Y., where he made a drug transaction before returning to Greenwich, according to Greenwich Time. They also saw 54-year-old Laura Giacomara of Greenwich entering the residence, Greenwich Time reported.
Police raided the apartment and found the three about to light up crack cocaine, and also found 68-year-old Daniel Wilson of Greenwich in a bedroom with prescription pills, according to Greenwich Time. Police told Greenwich Time that they also recovered a small quality of methadone and Percocet during the raid.
Greenwich Time reported that Deandressi, Cannizzaro and Giacomara were all charged with possession of crack cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia, while Deandressi was additionally charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell and operating a drug factory. Wilson was charged with possession of narcotics, and all four were charged with possession of drugs near a school, according to Greenwich Time.