NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)- New Haven police arrested a wanted man.
Police had an outstanding warrant for 18-year-old Alton Small of New Haven, for the illegal sale of a firearm and possession of a sawed-off shotgun.
Police say they went to the Colby Court apartments to serve the warrant. Police say the found Small, recovered a few grams of marijuana, fourteen bag’s of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, a loaded handgun, and a bag of bullets.
Police say the gun was in a spot children in the home could access it.
Small was arrested for the outstanding warrant, and risk of injury to minors, and five drug crimes.
The children were left with a relative, and DCF was notified.