According to police, 45-year-old Wendell McKinney is charged with possession of heroin, criminal possession of a firearm and interfering with an officer.
Police responded to the scene on Winstead Road on calls of a narcotic transaction. Police say McKinney drove off on Route 8 southbound, throwing a bag from the car.
In the bag, police say they found a loaded handgun, 61 bags of heroin, Suboxone packaged for sale and prescription medicine.
McKinney was held on $100,000 bond.