Drug Sales Suspect Arrested in Glendale

On Sept. 22 at about 1:45 p.m., Glendale Police Dept. Narcotics detectives arrested a local resident who was allegedly selling drugs out of his home in the 500 block of Myrtle Street in Glendale.

The investigation initiated as a result of a Crime Stopper’s tip. A surveillance was conducted at his home and undercover detectives allegedly observed numerous “customers” going in and out of the residence. A search warrant was obtained for the residence and the occupants. During the service of the search warrant, numerous ounces of heroin and methamphetamine and two firearms (one of which was reported stolen) were recovered, according to GPD.

The suspect, who was later identified as 46-year-old Edward Testa, was taken into custody. Detectives discovered Testa is a documented gang member with numerous prior felony convictions. He was arrested for sales of heroin and methamphetamine and being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm.