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Bridgeport Trio Nabbed With Guns, Drugs, State Police Say

Some of the drugs and guns seized during a search of a Bridgeport home. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police
Jumail Walker, 40 Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police
Schantel Sanford, 35 Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

A Bridgeport man and woman, along with a juvenile are behind bars following a warrant raid on their home that uncovered a cache of guns and drugs.

According to the Connecticut State Police, Jumail Walker, 40, if 551 Carroll Ave., and Schantel Sanford, 35, also of 551 Carroll Ave., along with the unidentified juvenile, were arrested on Feb. 22, following the execution of a search warrant at their home, said Sgt. Edward Benecchi.

During the search, carried out by the Statewide Urban Violence Cooperative Crime Control Task Force, the state Narcotics Task Force, and Bridgeport Emergency Services, officers seized an SCCY 9mm semi-automatic handgun loaded with 11 rounds of ammunition, a Smith & Wesson .38 special revolver, loaded with five rounds, a Ruger model 10/22 Carbine, a .22 LR cailber sawed-off rifle, loaded with 19 rounds, a trove of loose amunition, high-capacity magazines, 56 bags of heroin, 50 grams of cocaine, 120 grams of pot, along with scales, and packaging materials.

The juvenile was arrested on firearms and marijuana charges after he admitted the items were his and some of the firearms were in his room, state police said.

Walker was arrested for narcotics-related charged, and Sanford, was charged with risk of injury to a child as children were in the home, police said.

Walker and the juvenile are being held without bond, Sanford is being held on $75,000 bond.

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