Stamford Police Make Heroin Bust In Parking Lot At Fast-Food Restaurant

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Elton Perry, 20, of 35 Judson St., Bridgeport, was charged with one count each possession of drugs and possession of drugs with intent to sell after he was arrested late Friday morning with what police said was about $400 of heroin.
Elton Perry, 20, of 35 Judson St., Bridgeport, was charged with one count each possession of drugs and possession of drugs with intent to sell after he was arrested late Friday morning with what police said was about $400 of heroin. Photo Credit: Stamford Police Department

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Stamford police officers pounced on a man they suspected of transporting heroin as he rolled into a McDonald's restaurant parking lot Friday morning, police said.

Elton Perry, 20, of 35 Judson St., Bridgeport, was arrested and charged with possession of drugs and possession of drugs with intent to sell. Bond was set at $5,000. His first scheduled court date is Sept. 10.

The bust began after Narcotics and Organized Crime Squad officers learned that a man driving a black Nissan Maxima planned to make a heroin delivery to another person at the location, Captain Richard Conklin said.

At about 11:30 a.m., the suspect drove into the parking lot and was stopped by waiting officers, police said.

Officers discovered 20 small packages of heroin stamped "No Gimmick" with a total street value of $400, Conklin said. Police also seized $1,240 in cash, he said.

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