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Meet Matthew Fazzino: Local Drug Dealer That Caused Fatal Overdose

Matthew Fazzino

Bristol Police say on August 24, the Police Narcotics Enforcement Team and Bristol PD Patrol Officers, along with the assistance of officers from the Chief State’s Attorney’s Office, Plymouth Police Department and US Department of Homeland Security executed a search warrant at 55 Cold Springs Rd in Bristol.

The search warrant was the result of a month-long investigation into narcotics dealing operation from that address.

Along with the search warrant, Bristol Police held four outstanding arrest warrants for a resident of that address, Matthew Fazzino, for the sale of narcotics.

Upon execution of the search warrant, Fazzino was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the Bristol Police Department for booking.

While at the Bristol Police Department, Plymouth Police Officers served an outstanding arrest warrant they held for Fazzino for Manslaughter in the First Degree and sale of narcotics, related to an overdose death in their town in May.

Matthew W. Fazzino was subsequently charged with four counts of Sale of Narcotics as well as Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon and held on $100,000 court set bond.

Fazzino was also charged with Manslaughter in the First Degree and Sale of Narcotics and held on a $1,000,000 court set bond.

Fazzino is scheduled to be arraigned at Bristol Superior Court later today.

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