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PD: Man found sleeping in car was in possession of drugs, weapon

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Ehren Cephas (Hartford Police) Ehren Cephas (Hartford Police)
(Hartford Police) (Hartford Police)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A Manchester man was arrested in Hartford early Tuesday morning after being found in possessions of drugs and a weapon.

Police said they observed a car parked in front of a home on Kenyon Street early Tuesday morning, with a person inside sleeping. The person in the car was identified as 35-year-old Ehren Cephas.

Police saw narcotics in plain view, inside the car, and also found Cephas to be in possession of a loaded Taurus 9mm gun.

Cephas, who is a convicted felon with 23 previous Hartford arrests, was arrested and charged with possession of narcotics, possession with intent to sell, criminal possession of a firearm, and carrying a pistol without a permit.

Police found the gun with seven live rounds, 35 sleeves of heroin, four small bags of cocaine, and two small bags of marijuana.

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