Anonymous Tips Lead to Drug Bust In Plainfield
During the month of February 2017, members of the Plainfield Police Department received information from anonymous tipsters. The tipsters stated that 36 Year old James K. Yeargan was selling heroin and was possibly living somewhere on Norwich Road in Plainfield Connecticut. In addition, the tipsters stated that Yeargan was using a 2002 black Honda Civic in and around the Plainfield area.
During the month of March 2017 Plainfield Police Department received complaints from concerned citizens regarding what they believed to be “drug deals” taking place in specific areas within and around the town of Plainfield. The concerned citizen provided the makes and models of numerous vehicles including a dark colored Honda four door. The concerned citizen expressed concerns with this type of activity due to numerous children being in the area and the transactions taking place in “broad daylight” near a bus stop.
On March 9, 2017 members of the Plainfield Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2002 black four door Honda Civic. Officers identified the vehicle and passenger, James K. Yeargan of 87 Norwich Road Plainfield Connecticut.
Plainfield Police K-9 “Vader” was utilized and alerted to illegal narcotics within the vehicle. Yeargan was also found to have illegal narcotics on his person along with a large sum of money, digital scale and other drug paraphernalia.
Due to the information pertaining to the illegal sale of narcotics involving Yeargan, members of the Plainfield Police Department applied for a narcotics search and seizure warrant for the residence of 87 Norwich Road located in Plainfield.
At approximately 5:14 PM members of the Plainfield Police Department executed a narcotics related search and seizure warrant on the residence located at #87 Norwich Road Plainfield, Connecticut. As a result of the search and seizure warrant, the Plainfield Police Department seized a large amount of narcotics as well as narcotic related substances and paraphernalia. The investigation into narcotic trafficking at the residence was a result of concerned citizens, tipsters and the effort of the Plainfield Police Department.
James Yeargan was charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession of Heroin with intent to sell, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Narcotics.