Two Men Charged In Drug Bust At Danbury Apartment

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DANBURY, Conn. -- Two men were arrested on drug charges after police executed a search and seizure warrant Thursday as part of an investigation into drug sales at a Danbury apartment, police said. 

During the search of Unit 12 at 16 State St., officers found and seized crack cocaine, marijuana and U.S. currency as evidence of illegal drug sales, police said.

As the search began, Rohnen Frederick, 30, of  Brooklyn, N.Y., was seen trying to discard evidence named in the search warrant, police said. Officers also found several objects used to ingest narcotics in the bedroom belonging to William Wormstead, 65, the resident of the apartment, police said. 

Frederick was charged with possession of crack cocaine with intent to sell, possession of a narcotic within 1,500 feet of a school, possession of a narcotic within 1,500 feet of a school with intent to sell and possession of a controlled substance. He was held on $50,000 bond.

Wormstead was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and released on a written promise to appear in court at a later date.

The search warrant was granted as part of a several-month-long investigation involving illegal narcotic sales out of the apartment, police said.

The Special Investigations Division, assisted by members of the Community Conditions Unit of the Danbury Police Department, completed the search. 

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