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Hamden man arrested for alleged drug trafficking

June 23, 2012

R. Compston

A Hamden man was arrested by the Vinton County Sheriff’s Department Friday on a warrant for drug trafficking.

According to a report from the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office, Roger Compston, 53, of Hamden was found inside his residence and offered no resistance during his arrest.

The arrest warrant was issued after a controlled drug purchase was made from Compston and a search warrant was executed at his residence. Narcotics and drug paraphernalia were found but Compston was not at the residence at the time.

The case was handled by Deputy William Bowden.

Anyone with drug information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 740-596-5242.

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