Norwalk police nab suspected heroin dealer

Another suspect arrested after being caught leaving Uptown Norwalk apartment.

Authorities have arrested a Norwalk man on heroin-related charges.

On Thursday, METRICH detectives from the Norwalk Police Department and state Highway Patrol authorities executed a knock-and-announce search warrant at 100 1/2 W. Main St. Apt. C.

Kyle Barker, 25, of that address, was arrested on suspicion of trafficking in heroin, possession of heroin and possession of criminal tools.

After a two-week investigation, police confirmed Barker was selling and using heroin from that address, according to a police report

Before the execution of the search warrant, Aaron Arnold was stopped leaving 100 1/2 W. Main St. Apt. C.

Arnold, 26, of 80 Norwood Ave. Apt. 1D, was found to be in possession of heroin and it was learned and later confirmed he purchased the heroin from Barker, police said. Arnold was arrested and booked into the Huron County Jail for possession of heroin.

"The Norwalk Police Department will continue to target those who choose to abuse and sell illegal or prescription drugs," a press release stated.

Originally published in the Norwalk Reflector on March 29, 2014.

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