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Bridgeport Felon Charged With Gun Possession In Stamford

Stamford police have charged a former city resident with weapons possession after he was, they said, caught with a loaded gun.
Stamford police have charged a former city resident with weapons possession after he was, they said, caught with a loaded gun. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Bridgeport man with a record of drug convictions was caught with a handgun in Stamford and arrested, police told The Stamford Advocate .

Tasean Lamar Brown, 26, a former Stamford resident, was taken into custody Friday at Stillwater Avenue and West Main Street by police acting on a tip, The Stamford Advocate reported.

Brown, who police say is a person of interest in the March shooting of a 28-year-old man on Richmond Hill Avenue, had a loaded Ruger .357 Magnum revolver on him, The Stamford Advoca te said.

The city’s West Side has seen a spike in gun violence, and police have made several weapons-related arrests in recent days, The Stamford Advocate said.

To read The Stamford Advocate report, click here.

To read The Stamford Advocate's previous story about the Richmond Hill Avenue shooting, click here.

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