Police: Derby man arrested with over 50 grams of methamphetamine

Police say 46-year-old Andre Messam was caught selling 55 grams of the drug to an undercover FBI agent on May 10.

News 12 Staff

Jul 20, 2023, 11:04 AM

Updated 271 days ago

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A man from Derby was arrested with the possession and intent to distribute over 50 grams of methamphetamine.
Police say 46-year-old Andre Messam was caught selling 55 grams of the drug to an undercover FBI agent on May 10.
Further lab analysis of the methamphetamine showed that it was 100% pure, according to authorities.
Police say Messam fled police who tried to stop his car in North Haven on Wednesday morning. He was later arrested at a rental car agency with $7,000 in cash.
If convicted, authorities say he could face 10 years in prison.


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