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Danbury Police Bust Suspected Drug Dealer In Parking Lot

Ivan Rojas-Dominguez was arrested on suspicion of selling drugs in Danbury.
Ivan Rojas-Dominguez was arrested on suspicion of selling drugs in Danbury. Photo Credit: Danbury Police Department

DANBURY, Conn.-- A Danbury man was arrested on suspicion of selling drugs Wednesday night at a Mill Plain parking lot, according to police.

Police and FBI investigators arrested  Ivan Rojas-Dominguez, 41, of Danbury, after a warrant was issued by Danbury Superior Court for for search and seizure of Rojas-Dominguez' home and car, police said.

Police sought the warrant following an investigation after receiving citizen complaints that he was selling illegal drugs in Danbury, according to police.

Investigators conducted surveillance and reportedly observed Rojas-Dominguez engage in illegal drug trafficking, said police.

He was taken into custody Wednesday night around 11:20 p.m. as he was about to make a drug transaction in the parking lot of a Mill Plain Road business, according to police.

Officers searched Rojas-Dominguez and his car and found drugs and money in his possession, said police.

Police arrested him and searched his home where they found drug paraphernalia, several ounces of cocaine, and more than $30,000 in cash, in his bedroom, said police.

He was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, criminal attempt/sale of narcotics, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Rojas-Dominguez is being held on $250,000 bond, according to police.

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