Police: Derby man supplied drugs to Bridgeport dealers – CTPost

Investigators seized narcotics cutting agents, 209 grams of cocaine, 217 grams of marijuana and over $2,700 while serving warrants in connection with the arrest of a Derby, Conn., man for alleged drugs sales in Bridgeport.
BRIDGEPORT — A Valley resident was charged this week after officers investigated him for allegedly supplying city-based dealers with drugs, according to police.
Starting in late 2021 and continuing into this year, members of the Narcotics and Vice Division received information from several sources that 59-year-old David Hawkins was supplying crack cocaine to dealers in Bridgeport, police said.
Narcotics officers corroborated the information through several controlled buys of narcotics and surveillance of Hawkins’ Derby residence, police said. Officers were granted search and seizure warrants for Hawkins, his home on Bank Street and his vehicle.
Investigators seized 209 grams of cocaine, 217 grams of marijuana, more than $2,700 in cash and narcotics cutting agents.
Hawkins was taken into custody and charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, operation of a drug factory, possession with intent to sell a hallucinogen and possession of narcotics.
His bond was set at $100,000. He’s expected in court Thursday.
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