Man Found With Bulletproof Vest, Pellet Rifles, Brass Knuckles, Drugs in South Windsor: Police

South Windsor Police have arrested a man who is accused of being in possession of a bulletproof vest, pellet rifles, brass knuckles, a knife and drugs on Sunday morning.

Officers were called to Tallwood Drive around 1 a.m. after getting a report of a suspicious vehicle.

When police interviewed 21-year-old Caleb Lomme, of New Hampshire, during a roadside interview, officers said they learned he was in possession of marijuana, marijuana edibles and drug paraphernalia.

Lomme also had a butterfly knife and brass knuckles on him, officers added.

When police searched the vehicle, authorities said they found 28 pounds of 300 mg THC edible candy bars, a Ziploc bag of marijuana and 10 sheets of wax paper containing marijuana oil that can be smoked using a vaporizing pipe.

According to officers, a bulletproof vest with patches for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and police was also found in the car, along with .45 caliber ammunition and two pellet rifles.

Lomme is facing charges including operation of a drug factory, use of drug paraphernalia, possession and sale of more than 1 kilogram of cannabis and two counts each of weapons in a motor vehicle and carrying a dangerous weapon.

He is being held on a $200,000 bond and is due in court on Monday.

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