On Saturday, Oct 20 Greenwich Police responded to an address in Riverside on the report of a possible heroin overdose.
The patient was transferred to Greenwich Hospital for treatment.
An on scene and follow up investigation resulted in evidence which alleged that Parker Ross, 31, of 35 Westview Place in Riverside, provided crack and heroin to the victim and physically facilitated the victim ingesting heroin via intravenous injection.
Police obtained an arrest warrant for Mr. Ross, who surrendered to Greenwich Police on Oct 23 for the following charges:
Reckless Endangerment 1, Assault 2, Sale of Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Less than a half Ounce of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
According to Greenwich Police Lt John Slusarz, the victim has recovered.
“She was treated and is alive,” Slusarz said. “Kudos goes to the Greenwich Police Narcotics section for the arrest.”
Bond for Ross was set at $200,000, which he was unable to post. He has a date in Stamford Superior Court on November 7, 2018.
Mr. Ross is well known to Greenwich Police. In October 2015, after a 911 complaint of a suspicious person, police found him about to enter Sheephill Mobil Station in Riverside holding a knife larger than allowed by law, which is 4 inches.
Police said Ross had the knife attached to his waist and it appeared that he was about to draw the weapon. He was charged with Breach of Peace.
Mr. Ross has a history of arrests going back several years. In March 2010 he pleaded guilty to Intimidate Due to Bias 2nd degree, a class D felony, and received 3 Years Jail, Execution Suspended After 6 Months, Probation 3 Years. In 2012 he pleaded guilty to Violation of Probation and was sentenced to two years jail, suspended, probation 2 years. In July 2014 he pleaded guilty to probation violation and was sentenced to one year in jail.