Two Arrested in Waterbury Firearms, Cocaine, and Stolen Weapon Recovered

Two Arrested in Waterbury: Firearms, Cocaine, and Stolen Weapon Recovered

WATERBURY, CT – The police were patrolling Baldwin Street in response to recent complaints about weapons and narcotics in the area.

On July 13, around 8:20 p.m., officers conducted a motor vehicle stop after noticing a vehicle with a stolen license plate.

The driver of the vehicle, Luis Medina-Cuevas, 29, and the passenger, Reymundo Carillo-Cordero, 49, from Waterbury, were identified.

During a search of the car, the police discovered a loaded Glock 9MM firearm and a loaded Charter Arms .38 special firearm.

The Charter Arms firearm was confirmed to have been reported stolen in Shelton, CT.

In addition, the officers found 110 grams of crack cocaine and $12,715.00 in U.S currency.

Neither of the occupants of the vehicle had a valid CT pistol permit.

Medina-Cuevas was arrested for the following offenses: Weapons in a Motor Vehicle (2 counts), Illegal Sale/Transfer of a Pistol or Firearm, Theft of a Firearm, Possession of ½ ounce or more of Cocaine in Freebase Form, and various motor vehicle-related charges.

He was held by the WPD on a $250,000 bond, pending court arraignment today.

Carillo-Cordero was arrested and charged with the following offenses: Weapons in a Motor Vehicle and Theft of a Firearm.

He was held by the WPD on a $100,000 bond, pending court arraignment today.

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