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2 arrested in Hamden drug bust

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Two men are facing charges after a drug bust in Hamden on Monday.

Police say 31-year-old Thomas Frizell of East Haven and 21-year-old Dandre Deshields of Hamden were arrested following a lengthy investigation into complaints of drug dealing in the area of Armstrong Street and Welton Street.

According to police, the two were observed completing a drug deal on Atlas Street. Units converged on the scene and arrested the duo.

Officials say seven bags of heroin and $315 were seized.

Frizell has been charged with possession of narcotics and was released on a $2,500 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on April 30.

Deshields faces a charge of sale of narcotics. He was held on a $10,000 bond and will appear in court on May 1.


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