Fairfield Police Charge Two With Possessing Steroids, Growth Hormone

FAIRFIELD — Two men were charged on Wednesday with drug charges after police found steroids and human growth hormone during searches of their homes, police said.

Jerry Mazzuoccolo, of Derby, and Chris Puzio, of Trumbull, were arrested after their homes were searched and large quantities of steroids, human growth hormone and paraphernalia, along with money and guns, were found in their homes, Fairfield police said.

The arrests came after Fairfield Police Department began an investigating in April into narcotic pain medicine distribution. During the investigation, police said, detectives discovered a large network of anabolic steroid and human growth hormone distribution along with the pain medication.

Police said the drugs were being distributed throughout Fairfield and the Bridgeport area.

Police from Fairfield, Derby and Trumbull along with DEA and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents searched their homes along with the home of Sean Jackson in Bridgeport, who was arrested in New York, police said.

Mazzuoccolo and Puzio were charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and operating a drug factory, police said.

Both will be in court in Aug. 19.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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