Three people have been arrested on drug related charges in Danbury. On Friday, 31-year old Christopher West of Danbury was arrested following an investigation into resident complaints about illegal drug sales in the City.
Police set up surveillance of West at his home and followed him to a nearby street where an alleged drug sale was observed. Medesia Danzy was charged with two counts of possession and released.
When officers went to search his home, West's wife Tanisha West ignored requests for compliance and violently resisted, kicking one of the investigators and attempting to bite another. The couple's 5-year old daughter was home at the time. 31-year old Tanisha West was arrested for assault on an officer, risk of injury to a child, interfering with a search and 5 drug possession charges.
Christopher West was charged with risk of injury, 6 counts of possession of a controlled substance and 4 counts of possession with intent to sell.