Police: Drug dealer busted in restaurant parking lot

? Police say a Shelton man is behind bars this evening for selling drugs in Fairfield.

Police say they arrested Richard De Carvalho last night after he was found with cocaine and marijuana in the parking lot of Vinny's restaurant.

Investigators say the arrest led them to his home in the Huntington section of the city, where they found additional drugs.

De Carvalho faces charges of possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, and possession with the intent to sell.

He's being held on $75,000 bond.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."