Fairfield Father Faces Drug Charges After Son Arrested in Raid

Police allegedly found cocaine during search-and-seizure in raid related to son's case.

A Fairfield father is facing drug charges after police allegedly found cocaine in his bedroom during a raid that led to his son's arrest.

Robert Garfield, 63, of Melville Ave., turned himself in to police on an arrest warrant Tuesday.

Garfield was charged with possession of narcotics and was released on a promise to appear in court July 24 at Bridgeport Superior Court.

According to the Fairfield Citizen, police executed a search-and-seizure warrant on Garfield's home on April 25 that was related to a narcotics investigation of his son and, according to police, found a small plastic bag of cocaine, two grams of marijuana, a scale, pipes commonly used to smoke drugs, rolling papers and products commonly used to cut cocaine.

At that time, Robert Garfield Jr., 22, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of marijuana within 1,500 feet of a school and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Read more at the Fairfield Citizen here.


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