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2 Arrested in Heroin Investigation



    2 Arrested in Heroin Investigation
    Manchester Police Department

    A suspected street-level heroin dealer who goes by the name "Shaq" and an accomplice are facing multiple charges after police searched a Manchester home in a drug investigation, police said.

    The East Central Narcotics Taskforce and Manchester police conducted a search of 42-46 Birch Street, the home of Scott "Scotty P" Pires, 25, believed to be an accomplice of suspected street-level heroin dealer Shaquan "Shaq" Robinson, 29, of Hartford.

    Police arrested him both men in a lengthy investigation into the illegal sale of heroin in and around the Birch Street area, police said.

    In the search, police found a facsimile firearm and seized it as evidence.

    Both Robinson and Pires are facing charges including home invasion, first-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first-degree unlawful restraint, conspiracy to commit first-degree threatening, third-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit reckless endangerment and second-degree breach of peace. Robinson is also facing a third-degree assault charge.

    Robinson is being held on a $500,000 court-set bond and Pires is being held on a court-set $300,000 surety bond.