Disturbance at Stamford Night Club Leads to Arrest of Convicted Felon: Police

A disturbance at a night club in Stamford led to the arrest of a convicted felon who was found with a stolen gun early Monday morning, according to police.

Officers were called to the Mystique Night Club around 1 a.m. after getting a report of a disturbance.

When police arrived at the scene, officers said the disturbance had already seemed to end. During their investigation, police said they heard a gunshot.

Officers responded to the area of the gunshot and detained Robert C. Anderson, according to police. He was standing near his car and a black gun was found in his back seat.

Investigators said nobody was shot during the incident and it is unclear why the gun was fired.

According to police, Anderson is a convicted felon and does not have a permit to carry a gun. The gun found was also reported stolen several years ago.

Anderson was taken into custody and is facing charges including criminal possession of a firearm, carrying a firearm without a permit, possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle and theft of a firearm. He is being held on a $100,000 bond and has a court date of May 17.

Police said Anderson has been remanded back to prison for violating his parole.

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