Police: Bridgeport man tried to sell gun in Fairfield

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Fairfield Police Chief Chris Lyddy speaks in opposition to police bill HB-6004 during a press conference outside Fairfield Police Headquarters in Fairfield, Conn. on Monday, Julty 27, 2020.

Fairfield Police Chief Chris Lyddy speaks in opposition to police invoice HB-6004 during a press convention backyard Fairfield Police Headquarters in Fairfield, Conn. on Monday, Julty 27, 2020.

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FAIRFIELD — Police have arrested a Bridgeport man charged with making an attempt to promote an unlawful firearm on the town.

Marcos Herrera changed into charged with conspiracy to the unlawful sale of a firearm Nov. 24 on a warrant, Fairfield Police mentioned in a information release. The 20-year-historic additionally became charged with sale of marijuana and unlawful possession of marijuana

Police referred to they “received suggestions” in October of last year that Herrara became selling marijuana.

“The investigation published that Herrera sold marijuana within Fairfield on several activities and tried to promote a firearm. This investigation become a culmination of surveillance efforts and search warrants,” the unencumber referred to.

Lt. Antonio Granata stated the firearm was certainly not truly produced in the investigation “despite the fact there become satisfactory proof to can charge him with conspiracy to commit the unlawful sale of a firearm in accordance with facts amassed with the aid of detectives.

In a press release, Chief Christopher Lyddy provided compliment for the investigation, “additional guaranteeing the safety of our residents and fighting the illegal sale of a firearm.”

Herrera turned into launched from custody on $5,000 bond, in accordance with the state’s judicial department site. he is because of seem back in court docket on March eight.