Police find gun, drugs, cash after traffic stop in Stratford

A Bridgeport man is facing charges for selling drugs at local bars, Stratford police say.



Police say they arrested 56-year-old Evaristo Castro during a traffic stop Tuesday. They say they were able to stop him and then serve a search warrant directly after.



Officials say they found a rifle, 260 grams of cocaine and nearly $19,000 in cash when they searched Castro's home.



It is unknown at this time if anyone else may have been involved in Castro's alleged crimes.



Officials say Castro is being held on $250,000 bond.


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