Police Arrest 3 in Heroin Drug Deal Near Farmington Canal Trail in Hamden: Police

Police arrested three men after finding heroin in a car parked near the Farmington Canal Trail in Hamden during a suspected drug deal, according to police.

Jeffrey O. Crewe, 39, of Hamden, Lache McGee, 35, of Hamden, and JonMichael Young, 35, of New Haven, are facing multiple narcotics charges.

Officers in the Hamden Police Bicycle Unit noticed a person walk through a fence opening on the west side of the trail at about 6 p.m. on Wednesday and observed a parked car in the area behind some bushes.

Police found "94 glassine bags of heroin" that weighed 32.6 grams in total.

Police charged Crewe, McGee and Young with possession of narcotics, conspiracy to commit possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, conspiracy to commit possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a drug factory and conspiracy to commit operating a drug factory.

Police held all three suspects in custody on a $100,000 bond and they are scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Aug. 27.

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