Norwalk man arrested in major narcotics bust at The Waypointe

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NORWALK — Police arrested a man on May 28 after a lengthy investigation into his alleged involvement in illegal narcotics trafficking, resulting in the seizure of a significant amount of drugs from his apartment at The Waypointe complex.

Keith Johnson, 33, was taken into custody by members of the Norwalk Police Department’s Special Services Division, with assistance from the Patrol Division, after they conducted surveillance outside his residence located at 11 Merwin Street Apartment 203.

Johnson’s arrest followed the execution of search warrants obtained through Stamford Superior Court.

Upon Johnson’s apprehension, a search of his apartment led to the confiscation of various narcotics, including 1,167 folds of fentanyl totaling 292 grams, 84 grams of loose powdered fentanyl, 7 grams of loose MDMA/fentanyl powder, 15 grams of loose crack-cocaine, and 739 ecstasy pills containing fentanyl weighing 330 grams.

Authorities also found items indicative of a drug factory, such as scales, cutting agents, stamps, a blender, and $1,103 in cash.

Johnson faces several charges, including Possession of a Controlled Substance – 1st Offense, Sale of 1 oz or more Heroin/Methadone, Operation of a Drug Factory, Use of Drug Paraphernalia, and Risk of Injury to a Child.

His bond is set at $350,000, and he is scheduled to appear in court on June 11.

The Norwalk Police Department encourages anyone with information about illicit drug activity to contact their Tip Line at 203-854-3111.

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