Putnam Woman Arrested for Drug Possession and Other Charges
This article was published on: 01/17/19 12:50 PM by Mike Minarsky
On 01/16/2019 at approximately 1845 hours, members of the Troop-D Quality of Life Task Force, the Putnam Police Department, and Officers assigned to the Danielson Probation Office executed a narcotics related search and seizure warrant on 30 year old Melissa Carroll and of her residence located at 175 School Street in the Town of Putnam, CT. The search warrants were obtained after a lengthy investigation revealed that Melissa Carroll was selling fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine from her residence. Task Force Personnel executed the search warrant on Carroll while she was operating her 2009 Mazda sedan in Killingly. While executing the search warrant on her person, approximately 95 bags of fentanyl/heroin; 13.5 grams of crack cocaine packaged for sale and $1,151.00 in cash was seized. When members law enforcement executed the search warrant at Carroll’s residence, a systematic search was conducted. During the search, investigators located and seized 530 folds of heroin/ fentanyl prepackaged for sale; 45 grams of crack cocaine prepackaged for sale, scales, packaging equipment, and $4,167 dollars in cash. As a result of the investigation, Melissa Carroll was taken into custody for Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics with intent to sell, Operating a Drug Factory and Failure to Keep Narcotics in the Original Container. She was held on a $75,000 dollar bond and is to appear at Danielson Superior Court on 01/17/2019. Carroll was also arrested in August 2018 for possession of marijuana by Troop D State Troopers.