NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– New Haven police arrested a fugitive on an outstanding warrant after pursuing him on foot Saturday.
Police say they spotted 24-year-old Michael Stanley on Kensington Street, just before 9 p.m., and pursued him on foot.
As he was apprehended, Stanley threw down a Glock 21 .45 caliber pistol in the backyard of 30 Garden Street, police said.
He was also in possession of crack cocaine.
Stanley is a convicted felon and faces multiple charges.
[Note: Edited to correct caliber of handgun recovered.]