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Suspected heroin dealer again found with drugs

An alleged heroin dealer from Bainbridge Island now faces more charges for his involvement with the drug.

Joshua Isaiah Rosenberg, 27, faces charges for the possession of heroin in Kitsap District Court following an arrest by a sheriff’s deputy in Poulsbo.

Witnesses called 911 after seeing a man passed out in his car off Miller Bay Road in Poulsbo. A deputy responded and found Rosenberg asleep in his car.

Upon waking up, Rosenberg told the deputy that he was taking a 45-minute nap. He also said he was homeless and was living in his car.

When Rosenberg got out of the car, the deputy said he discovered a bag of methamphetamine and another bag of heroin along with a syringe  inside his car and allegedly in Rosenberg’s possession.

Later tests of the bags concluded that they did contain the illegal drugs. Rosenberg was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and heroin.

Rosenberg is still awaiting trial for a prior charge of selling heroin out of a Kingston home. He was arrested in November 2012 after officers from the West Sound Narcotics Enforcement Team with the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office investigated Rosenberg over the previous summer. He was tracked down to a relative’s home on Bainbridge Island, where he was cited for the crime.

Rosenberg is scheduled for a status hearing on

June 27. A trial date may be determined at that time.

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