☷West Haven Man Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison for Narcotics and Ammunition Offenses
Federal Bureau of Investigation ( By Press Release office)
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West Haven Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Federal Prison for Narcotics and Ammunition Offenses Leonard C Boyle , United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut , announced that CHAZ REDDICK , 39 , of West Haven , was sentenced today by U . S . District Judge Jeffrey A . Meyer in New Haven to 48 months of imprisonment , followed by three years of supervised release , for narcotics distribution and ammunition possession offenses . According to court documents and statements made in court , in 2021 , West Haven Police made three controlled purchases of crack cocaine from Reddick . Reddick was arrested on April 20 , 2021 . On that date , a court - authorized search of his apartment revealed approximately 160 grams of crack , items used to process and package narcotics for street sale , and multiple rounds of ammunition . Reddick’s criminal history includes state felony convictions for firearm , drug and larceny offenses . It is a violation of federal law for someone previously convicted of a felony offense to possess a firearm or ammunition that has moved in interstate or foreign commerce . Reddick has been detained since his arrest . On December 6 , 2021 , he pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base ( “crack” ) and one count of possession of ammunition by a felon . This matter was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s New Haven Safe Streets/Gang Task Force and the West Haven Police Department . The case was prosecuted by Assistant U . S . Attorneys Conor M . Reardon and Kenneth L . Gresham . This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods ( PSN ) , the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s violent crime reduction efforts . PSN is an evidence - based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime . Through PSN , a broad spectrum of stakeholders work together to identify the most pressing violent crime problems in the community and develop comprehensive solutions to address them . As part of this strategy , PSN focuses enforcement efforts on the most violent offenders and partners with locally based prevention and reentry programs for lasting reductions in crime .
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