Stamford man facing drug, gun charges

Police arrested Charles Barnes on South Wood Drive Tuesday afternoon.

Police arrested Charles Barnes on South Wood Drive Tuesday afternoon. (12/31/15)

STAMFORD - Stamford police say one man is facing several drug and illegal weapons charges.

Police arrested Charles Barnes on South Wood Drive Tuesday afternoon. 

They say they found 16 bags of marijuana, a semi-automatic gun, high-powered magazine that could contain 18 bullets in Barnes' vehicle. 

It is illegal for anyone to carry a clip with more than 10 bullets. 

Police say Barnes' name has been connected to multiple recent shootings and crimes on the west side of the city. 

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