Stratford teen facing weapons charge

Stratford police say two teens are facing charges, one for allegedly carrying a loaded gun.They say members of the Urban Violence Task Force followed a

STRATFORD - Stratford police say two teens are facing charges, one for allegedly carrying a loaded gun.

They say members of the Urban Violence Task Force followed a 17-year-old through a carnival Saturday night on the Barnum Avenue Cutoff.

They say when he got back to a car, they stopped him and found he was carrying a loaded pistol.

Police say they also arrested the driver of the car, Andreas Thompson, 19, for interfering with police.

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