Thea Digiammerino

New Haven Police Seize 10 Firearms During Crackdown on Gun Violence

New Haven police seized 10 guns and arrested four people as part of a crackdown on gun violence in the city.

Police said the Criminal Intel Unit, Shooting Task Force and Narcotics Enforcement Unit seized the weapons between May 6 and May 11. The operation was in response to increased gun violence in the city, specifically the shooting of a 9-year-old on May 4.

The following suspects were arrested.

Ernest Harold, 28, found with two guns, according to police.

Theo Sargent, 40, found with three guns, according to police.

Marvin Gaye, 20, found with one handgun, according to police.

Errie McClendon, 28, found with one handgun, according to police.

Police said one of the weapons seized was stolen, and another had a destroyed serial number.

The investigations are ongoing.

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