DEA Says Latest Drug Raid Conducted This AM on West Ave NOT Related to Earlier Raid on Pine Brook Lane

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A third raid on an area home by federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents and various police agencies took place sometime early this morning at a house on West Avenue, Darien police said. But this latest raid is part of an investigation separate from the one connected to the two earlier raids, a DEA spokeswoman told One of those earlier raids took place at a home on Pine Brook Lane. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Connecticut said that Christopher Pomponi, 58, of Pine Brook Lane, was involved in distributing drugs. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Pomponi’s home on Pine Brook Lane, a small street off of Old Kings Highway North, was used to “store narcotics and drug proceeds, convert cocaine into crack cocaine and package narcotics for street sale.”