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Stratford police: Bridgeport teen caught with rifle, 20 pounds of pot

A 19-year-old Bridgeport man has been arrested after allegedly firing several gun shots on Halloween and possessing 20 pounds of marijuana, police said. Tyrese Pridgen was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 on a court warrant at Norman Street in Bridgeport, said Lt. Frank Eannotti.

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STRATFORD — A 19-year-old Bridgeport man has been arrested after police say he fired several gunshots on Halloween and possessing 20 pounds of marijuana, police said.

Tyrese Pridgen was arrested Wednesday on a court warrant at Norman Street in Bridgeport, Lt. Frank Eannotti said.

“Pridgen was identified as the person responsible for several gunshots in the area of Sands Place in Stratford on the night of Oct. 31. There were no injuries during the shots fired incident,” Eannotti said in a release.

Eannotti said officers seized an SKS assault rifle, ammunition and approximately 20 pounds of marijuana.

Pridgen was charged with reckless endangerment, weapon in a motor vehicle, possession of an assault weapon, possession of a high-capacity magazine and possession of narcotics with intent to sell.

Pridgen was held on a $150,000 bond and given an assigned court date of Nov. 20 in Bridgeport Superior Court.

Note: This story was updated with revised arrest charges by Stratford police for Tyrese Pridgen in this incident.

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