On Thursday (11/10/22) Danbury Police arrested 34 year old George Kalu of Danbury.

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Detectives from the Danbury Police Departments Special Investigations Division ( SID), assisted by Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Patrol Division in a lengthy investigation. SID Detectives were in possession of court-authorized search warrants for the person of George Kalu and his residence.

The warrants were issued after months of investigation into cocaine sales in the Hat City. Officers spotted Kalu walking down West Wooster Street, and Kalu noticed the officers and took off on foot, causing police to engage in a foot chase.

Police eventually caught up with and apprehended Kalu. Authorities say they uncovered a cocaine bag that he allegedly threw in a nearby pond during the chase. One of the Special Investigations Division members on the team attempting to apprehend Kalu, is also a dive team member, that officer entered the water and found the cocaine bag according to a DPD Press release.

During a search of Kalu's person, police say they also uncovered multiple "glassine" bags of fentanyl. After the search of his person, Detectives and Agents executed the search warrant at Kalu’s residence. At his home, authorities say they seized packaging materials and an electronic scale.

Kalu faces the following charges:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance 2 counts
  • Possession of Narcotics with Intent to Sell 2 counts
  • Tampering with Evidence
  • Interfering with the duties of a police officer

His bond was set at $150,000

Nothing pisses me off like when my socks gets wet. Let's just say, if I had to "enter a pond" to get evidence, I'd not be pleased with the suspect. I'd be especially upset if it were a Danbury pond, the Hat City is not known for it's pristine bodies of water. I'm gonna need to run home and get some fresh socks.

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