A Danbury woman has been arrested on drug related charges as a result of an investigation into drug trafficking in the City. Citizen complaints led to weeks of investigation into 29-year old Jessica Hernandez on allegation of selling illegal drugs from her Ashe Place home, and throughout Danbury.
Search warrants were issued by the courts and carried out yesterday. Hernandez was pulled over in a traffic stop on Coalpit Hill Road for driving with a suspended license.
Searches of her car and home turned up a small quantity of marijuana, several grams of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and suspected drug proceeds.
She was charged with Possession of a controlled substance, Possession of less than 1/2 ounce of crack cocaine, Possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell within 1500’ prohibited place, Possession of a controlled substance within 1500’ prohibited place, Possession less than ½ oz marijuana, Possession of Drug paraphernalia, Possession of drug paraphernalia within 1500’ of a school, and Operating with a suspended license.
Hernandez was held on $50,000 bond.