FAIRFIELD -4-27-13- A Fairfield police officer who noticed a man acting suspiciously Friday led to arrests in connection to weapons and drugs.
A member of the Special Operations Team saw something odd about a man at the 7-Eleven store on the 200 block of Tabor Avenue and approached him. According to Sgt. Josh Jacobsen, two men in the vehicle fled the lot before contact was made.
A traffic stop was then made near the corner of Tipton and Flint ways. The officer noticed two large knives in the vehicle as he approached, Jacobsen said. Police eventually found a loaded, modified .22 rifle and a .38 pistol. Marijuana, suspected methamphetamine and a scale was also found in the vehicle along with ammunition, Jacobsen said.
The driver was identified as Bruce Nevin, 56, of Fairfield, and was arrested on suspicion of possession of a loaded weapon, a modified weapon and concealed weapon.