Jose Reynaldo Melendez was arrested in Danbury on Friday (8/26/22). The man is facing an array of drug charges, according to a press release from the Danbury Police Department.

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The release states that Reynaldo Melendez has been a target of a months-long investigation by the Danbury Police Department Special Investigation Division (SID), DPD Patrol Division and the DEA. Police say they were operating off of community tips, with residents stating Reynaldo Melendez has been dealing Fentanyl in the Hat City.

On Friday (8/26/22), officers say they moved-in on the suspect, armed with search warrants for his person, home and vehicle. DPD says they found the 41 year old man, was in possession of Fentanyl. Police state they were conducting surveillance on Reynaldo Melendez, at his work place, a Commerce Park business. When he exited his job and approached his vehicle, they moved in, and a search of his car allegedly turned up 40 fentanyl pills. Jose Reynaldo Melendez was placed under arrest at that point.

The press release goes on, to state the following:

"Other Detectives and Agents executed the search warrant at his residence located at 1 East Hayestown Rd Unit 67 Danbury, Ct.. Inside his residence, a scale and $1000 in cash were seized. His vehicle, a 2007 Acura,was also seized by Detectives." 

Jose Reynaldo Melendez was given a bond of $100,000 and charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

P.S. Look, I cannot condone the alleged crimes. I am firmly against drugs, and drug distribution in our community. However, I can condone that Hawaiian shirt, that is high-level fashion right there. In a world filled with terrible Hawaiian shirts, this one is stands out, it special.

P.S. #2 - Who (other than me) can wear a Hawaiian shirts to work?

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