Police Seize Guns, Drugs From Stamford Home

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These guns reportedly were seized Friday at the residence of an alleged drug dealer in Stamford. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stamford Police Department
Jason Novy, 30, of Stamford, is facing several drug charges after he was arrested Friday. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stamford Police Department

STAMFORD, Conn. — Numerous weapons were seized from a Stamford home after police Friday afternoon arrested the resident, who is suspected of operating a drug factory, a news release said.

According to the release, here is what happened: Police found a small bag of marijuana and a machete in the car of Jason Novy, 30, 289 Oaklawn Ave., during a motor vehicle stop. Police then searched his basement apartment and found four guns and a safe containing 10 grams of suspected cocaine, about 30 grams of marijuana, Adderall, which is an illegal prescription drug, empty baggies, a scale and more than $2,000 in cash.

Police said the following guns were seized at Novy’s residence: a Marlin Lever Action Rifle Model 336, Winchester Lever Action Rifle Model 94 with a brown case, Stag Arms AR-15 Rifle Model Stag-15 with a black case and a Keltec Rifle Model Sub 2000.

The Narcotics and Organized Crime Unit of the Stamford Police Department had been investigating Novy the past 10 months and had a warrant for the search, the release said.

Novy was charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance, operating a drug factory and weapons in a motor vehicle, the release said. His bond was set at $100,000 and he is scheduled to appear March 8 in court, the release said.

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