Barber Nabbed With Drugs, Gun In Fairfield County, Police Say

A Fairfield County barber was arrested on multiple drug and weapons charges following a search of an area barbershop.

<p>Anthony Sanchez</p>

Anthony Sanchez

Photo Credit: Bridgeport Police Department
<p>The gun and ammo seized.</p>

The gun and ammo seized.

Photo Credit: Bridgeport Police Department

Anthony Sanchez, age 42, of Bridgeport, was arrested on Wednesday, June 9, following a raid, which included the FBI and state police, at the Stylz barbershop located at 1156 State St., in Bridgeport, said Captain Kevin Gilleran.

As a result of the investigation, police seized crack cocaine, digital scales, 1 Ruger .380 caliber handgun, several rounds of ammunition, powdered cocaine, heroin with fentanyl, ecstasy, Xanex, marijuana, and $1,914 in cash.

Sanchez was charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Criminal possession of a firearm
  • Possession of narcotics with intent to sell
  • Possession of a controlled substance within 1500 feet of a school
  • Operation of a drug factory
  • Failure to keep narcotics in original container. 

 Bond was set at $500,000.

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