#Bridgeport CT–On Tuesday 1/25/2023, the Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) conducted a narcotics investigation inside and outside of Shorty’s Deli located at 1070 East MainStreet. Officers entered the store and confronted the suspect later identified as John Holder 7/14/89. Holder was found to be in possession of crack cocaine and a loaded firearm. Holder has a valid pistol permit; however, both his pistol permit and firearm were seized.
Holder was charged with:
Possession Intent Dispensing Narcotic (21a-277(a(1A+)
Possession Control Substance (21a-279(a)(1)
His bond was set at $5,000.
This is the 8th firearm recovery made by TNT this year.