Children Age 4 and 9 Present during Major Drug Busts at Armstrong Court

Kendrick Pozo - Greenwich Free PressTwo men were arrested on Monday Oct 17 at Armstrong Court following a lengthy Narcotics investigation conducted by Greenwich Police.

“We did seize a whole lot of heroin and a little bit of cocaine,” said Sgt Slusarz on Thursday. “Our narcotics guys were running this investigation on somebody that they believed would have a quantity of heroin, and they executed search warrants.”

Greenwich Police Narcotics Unit had conducted a drug investigation on Pozo Kendrick, 21, of 28 Armstrong Court Apt #28-12 for some time. Mr. Pozo had been living at Armstrong Court about 300 ft from the on site daycare facility.

Four separate warrants were granted for Pozo, including his person, his vehicle, his phone and his apartment.

According to Greenwich Police, two small children, ages 4 and 9, were present during execution of the search warrants. The children reside with Pozo in the apartment and drugs were easily accessable to the children.

On Oct 17, Greenwich Police arrested Pozo after serving the warrants. He was found in possession of 4 bags of suspected heroin.

Also, the search of Pozo’s apartment yielded about 210 bags of suspected heroin packaged for sale and approximately 11 small ziploc bags containing suspected cocaine, $472 cash, a digital scale, and a small plastic bag containing marijuana and drug packaging material.

Reynaldo Martis

Reynaldo Martis Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

Reynaldo Martis, 37, of 711 Walton Ave in the Bronx, a family member, was also arrested after the search warrant was executed. Heroin and money were found secreted in Martis’s dresser drawers.

Mr. Martis charged with Illegal Possession, Illegal Possession Near a School, and two counts of Risk of Injury/Impairing Morals of a Child. His bond was set at $20,000. He was placed in cell #12 and assigned a court date on Oct 31, 2016.

Mr. Kendrick was arrested and charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Operating a Drug Factory, three counts of Sale/Possession within 1,500 ft of Prohibited Place, Illegal Manufacture, Distribution Sale, Possession with Intent to Sell, two counts of Illegal Possession, Illegal Possession Marijuana, three counts of Illegal Possession Near School and two counts of Risk of Injury/Impairing Morals of a Child.

Mr. Kendrick’s bond was set at $150,000. He has a date in Stamford Superior Court on Oct 31, 2016. He was processed and placed in cell block #4.

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