Plainfield Police Arrest Suspected Heroin Dealer

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Plainfield Police Department
    Plainfield police arrested Seth S. Scaplen on heroin charges. Jordan Star-Barker, 20, was also arrested on an outstanding warrant.

    Police searched a Sullivan Drive home in the Central Village section of Plainfield on Tuesday and arrested a resident there after finding heroin packaged for sale, police said.

    Officers seized 19 grams of heroin that Seth S. Scaplen, 25, had packaged to be sold when police were conducting a narcotics search of his 6 Sullivan Drive home, police said.

    After executing the search and seizure warrant, police charged Scaplen with possession of heroin and possession of heroin with intent to sell.

    Jordan Star-Barker, 20, was at Scaplen's home at the time of the search and police arrested her too because she was wanted on a failure to appear charge connected to a case involving first-degree robbery, second-degree assault and home invasion charges, police said. Police did not release information on the home invasion case related to Star-Barker's previous charges.

    Police set Scaplen's bond at $20,000 and he is scheduled to appear at Danielson Superior Court on Aug. 4. The court set Star-Barker's bond at $500,000 and she is scheduled to appear at Danielson Superior Court.

    Plainfield police encourage residents to report "suspicious and/or narcotic activity" to the department's anonymous tip line at 860-564-0765 or to officers to aid the town's effort to reduce illegal narcotics activity in Plainfield.