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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Sheriff Charges Darien Woman with Delivery of Heroin

Sheriff John Zaruba announced today the arrest of a Darien woman for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance with the intent to deliver.  

Melinda Rozell (dob 5/18/71) Elm St, Darien has been charged with 3 Counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance which are Class X Felonies. 

The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) received information of heroin distribution in the Downers Grove and Darien area. The Tactical Narcotics Team began an investigation in May of this year, which ultimately ended with the arrest of Rozell. 

Sheriff John Zaruba said “This arrest further proves that Heroin is not just an inner-city problem, and that Heroin dealers can come from any community. My office will remain diligent in stopping the influx of heroin distribution within DuPage County” 

Rozell is being held in the DuPage County Jail and her bond has been set at $200,000