Meriden police arrest two women on drug charges - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Meriden police arrest two women on drug charges

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© Tammy Edwards, 26, of Meriden was arrested on drug charges Friday. © Tammy Edwards, 26, of Meriden was arrested on drug charges Friday.
© Deborah Hastings, 52, of Meriden was arrested on drug charges Friday. © Deborah Hastings, 52, of Meriden was arrested on drug charges Friday.
MERIDEN, CT (WFSB -

Two Meriden women were arrested after police said they received reports of them dealing drugs out of a Main Street apartment.

Police were called to an apartment complex at 160½ W. Main St. on Friday evening for reported drug activity. Upon arrival, police found Tammy Edwards, 26, and Deborah Hastings, 52, in possession of a half a gram of cocaine in five baggies and three crack pipes as well as crushed Ibuprofen and Trazodone, police said.

A 4-year-old and 7-year-old were found in the apartment near the drugs, police said.

Edwards and Hastings were charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics near a school, risk of injury to a child, conspiracy to possession of narcotics, conspiracy to possession of narcotics with intent to sell and conspiracy to possession of narcotics near a school.

Both are scheduled to appear in Superior Court in Meriden on Sept. 28. Edwards is being held on $250,000 bond and Hastings was being held on $75,000 bond.

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