Warrant Served on Stamford's Friendship House Nets Drugs, Gun

Police charged a 35-year-old woman with multiple possession charges.


A 35-year-old Stamford woman was arrested Friday afternoon after authorities executing a search warrant at her Perry St. residence allegedly discovered 39 bags of narcotics and a loaded weapon, police announced Monday.

According to authorities, Farrah Baker was allegedly fond to be in possession of a .38 revolver loaded with five 9mm hollow-point rounds and a small baggie containing seven more rounds, police said.

Police said during their search of the Friendship House apartment, they also discovered 39 knotted-off baggies of crack cocaine worth approximately $20 each for a total of $780 worth of drugs seized in the raid.

Baker was charged with possession of narcotics, possession with intent to sell, possession within 1500' of a school, conspiracy to commit possession of narcotics and conspiracy to commit possession of narcotics with intent to sell.


Other Arrests

Garth Ragsdale, 49, of Long Ridge Rd., charged Sunday morning with sixth-degree larceny, third-degree assault and second-degree criminal mischief.

Jose Vasquez, 59, of Rosepark Ave., charged Sunday night with illegal operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.


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