#Bridgeport  CT – Dec. 3, 2013- – Police arrested two men who were on probation after discovering an assault rifle and a high-capacity magazine in their North Avenue apartment.

Bridgeport Police assisted the state Office of Adult Probation Monday in conducting a “compliance check” on the residence of Giovanni Candelario, 20, who is on supervised release. A relative, Ramon Candelario, 23, who also resides at that address, also is on supervised release.

According to Detective Sanford Dowling, authorities recovered the SKS 7.62 X 39mm rifle inside a closet behind a furnace duct blower. Also recovered was a 100-round magazine that contained 95 .233-caliber rounds. Authorities recovered other weapon-related items.

Both men were charged with criminal possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of an assault weapon. Their bonds were set at $100,000 each.

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By Stephen Krauchick

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