Police: Bridgeport man arrested for illegal gun and drugs

Police say 26-year-old Raul Zayas was arrested on an open warrant yesterday following a brief chase on Capitol Avenue where he rammed a police car with his vehicle.

Police say 26-year-old Raul Zayas was arrested on an open warrant yesterday following a brief chase on Capitol Avenue where he rammed a police car with his vehicle. (8/9/16)

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport man is being held on a more than $100,000 bond this morning after he was allegedly caught with an illegal gun and drugs.

Police say 26-year-old Raul Zayas was arrested on an open warrant yesterday following a brief chase on Capitol Avenue where he rammed a police car with his vehicle.

Investigators say they found crack on Zayas, and later found a semi-automatic handgun while searching his home.

Police say they've been working with state troopers to investigate Zayas in connection to a shooting in the city.

He's now facing both drug and gun charges.

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