Bridgeport, CT – Feb. 26, 2013) – Detectives seized a loaded handgun and a significant quantity of cocaine as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation.

Jorge Morales, 26, of 430 Harral Ave., was held on $100,000 bond on charges including possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics with intent to sell within 1500 feet of a housing project, possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a firearm by a felon.

Morales had been a target of the narcotics and vice unit, and a narcotics detective developed information Monday night that Morales had drugs in his car and was about to go out.

Narcotics investigators contacted members of the department’s Violent Crime Initiative and Morales was detained.

With the assistance of a narcotics sniffing dog, police located 45 grams of cocaine, two grams of heroin and nine grams of marijuana hidden in the car. Police received permission to search Morales’ house and recovered a .38-caliber revolver loaded with six bullets, 10 grams of marijuana and a stun gun.

By Stephen Krauchick

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