Drug Trafficking

Norwalk Man Tries To Escape Hospital Bed After Being Charged With Selling Crack Cocaine Laced With Fentanyl

A man police say was selling crack cocaine laced with fentanyl faces numerous charges, including attempting to escape from his hospital bed after his arrest.

Eric Frank, 29, of Norwalk was charged with assault on a police officer, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, two counts of possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a public housing project, interfering with a police officer and first-degree criminal attempt to escape.

Police acting on information that Frank was selling crack cocaine met with him at a Best Buy parking lot on Connecticut Avenue at 9 p.m. Saturday, police said.

When Frank arrived, police said they attempted to...