Springfield Police: 4 arrested in drug raid near Forest Park

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News this apartment had been under investigation for several weeks.

Courtesy of Springfield Police Department

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Four people were arrested and charged with allegedly trafficking cocaine out of an apartment at Sumner Terrace in Forest Park on Thursday.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News that detectives had been investigating the address for a while, after receiving several complaints about drug dealing taking place there.

Officers arrested one of the suspects in the driveway, and raided the apartment, where they found a suspect at the top of the stairs. They proceeded to find two other alleged drug dealers in the living room watching their security camera video of their apartment being raided, according to Delaney.

The officers searched the apartment and seized 31 grams of packaged Crack Cocaine, 30 Clonazepam pills, $1,756 in cash, drug paraphernalia, packaging material, scales, and other drug related material, said Delaney.

Delaney also told 22News that all four defendants face five years mandatory jail time combined with the school zone violation.

Arrested: 

  • Stephan K. Curley, 45 of Westminster Street, Springfield
  • David Denson, 29 of Pine Street, Springfield
  • Robert Morris, 30 of Girard Avenue, Springfield
  • Dean Banks, 31 of Sumner Terrace second floor, Springfield 

Charges: 

  • Trafficking in Cocaine (28-100 gms.)
  • Possession of Clonazapam With Intent to Distribute
  • Violation of a Drug Free School Zone (Forest Park Middle School)
Courtesy of Springfield Police. Left to right: David Denson, Dean Banks
Courtesy of Springfield Police Department. Left to right: David Denson, Dean Banks
Courtesy of Springfield Police Department. Left to Right: Robert Morris, Stephan Curley
Courtesy of Springfield Police Department. Left to right: Robert Morris, Stephan Curley

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