Police: Arrested Man Suspected Of Dealing Heroin In Fairfield

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Salman Sumra, 29 of Fairfield, was charged with possession of a narcotic, possession with intent to sell and possession with in 1,500 feet of a school. He was held on a $100,000 bond and given a court date of Dec. 16. Photo Credit: Fairfield Police Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A Fairfield man was arrested Tuesday night with 88 bags of heroin that he was intending to sell around town, Fairfield police said. 

Fairfield detectives had received information that Salman Sumra, 29, was dealing heroin, police said. After obtaining a search warrant, officers located Sumra driving in the area of Stratfield Elementary School and stopped his car, police said.

Using the K-9 unit, officers searched Sumra’s car and person located 88 glassine bags of a light brown substance, which field-tested positive for heroin, police said. They also found cash in the center console of the car, police said.

Sumra is serving three years on probation from charges in January for possession with intent to sell, police said.

Officers executed a search warrant for Sumra’s house and found packaging tools and drug paraphernalia, which were seized as evidence, police said.

Sumra was charged with possession of a narcotic, possession with intent to sell and possession with in 1,500 feet of a school. He was held on $100,000 bond and given a court date of Dec. 16.

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