Bronx Man Had Loaded Gun, Cocaine

Published on December 08, 2011, 11:31 pm
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A 26-year-old Bronx man is facing felony charges after police found him in possession of a loaded gun and about 1 kilogram of cocaine.

Jose Fernandez-Vargas, of 2335 Valentine Avenue, was charged with felony counts of first-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Fernandez-Vargas’ arrest came shortly after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when authorities pulled over his 2010 Nissan.

Investigators said they found $36,000 worth of cocaine and a loaded .22-caliber handgun. Fernandez


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