Hartford police arrest convicted felon on drug and gun charges

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Hartford man is facing charges after being arrested on a warrant on Wednesday.

Hartford police say they executed a multi-location operation to bring in 26-year-old Pascious Minks.

According to officials, Minks was suspected of committing numerous narcotics and firearm-related crimes.

Units searched one location at 2739 Main Street where they say they discovered 5.5 oz of marijuana, narcotics packaging, and other drug-related items. Minks was located in this building and was arrested by police.

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Officers then searched a second location at 202 Mary Shepard Place where they say approximately 3 lbs of marijuana, nearly 500 various pills, including Oxycodone, and three firearms were found, among other suspicious items.

Minks is facing charges for several narcotics and firearm-related crimes. Police say he is a convicted felon with 10 previous arrests.

Minks is being held on a $1.25 million bond.