LeAnne Gendreau

Victim of Norwalk Home Invasion Arrested on Drug Charges

The victim of a Norwalk home invasion has been arrested on drug charges, according to Norwalk police.

Police said 21-year-old Andre Roberts faces drug charges after police found pills, marijuana and other paraphernalia in his home while investigating a home invasion.

According to police, on Nov. 23 police responded to investigate a home invasion at 7 Midwood Road, where Roberts was living at the time. During the investigation, investigators found 700 Xanax pills, 1.5 pounds of marijuana, $9,000 in cash and Ziploc plastic bags in Roberts' room.

Over the course of the investigation, police made multiple purchases from Roberts and ultimately obtained a warrant for his arrest. 

Roberts was arrested Tuesday. Police said they found over a pound of marijuana packaged in individual bags on him during the arrest, and a stun gun in his vehicle. They also reported marijuana wax, vape pens, marijuana edibles and more cash found at Roberts' new apartment.

Roberts faces multiple charges including possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to sell, sale of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and conspiracy charges. 

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