Assault Rifle, Cocaine Seized in Bridgeport

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    Police issued a search warrant at the home of Johnathan Colon and seized a Bushmaster assault rifle and cocaine, according to police.

    Police and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force seized an assault rifle and a large amount of cocaine from a residence in Bridgeport on Thursday morning.

    Police searched the Birmingham Street home of Johnathan “Coco” Colon, 25, on Thursday morning, and found a Bushmaster .223 assault rifle in the second-floor bedroom.

    Police said Colon is a suspect in a recent “shots fired” incident.

    He was charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of an assault weapon and criminal possession of a firearm.

    He is in federal custody.