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Drug-toting felon arrested at Bristol Central High School

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Jose Torres was arrested on outstanding drug warrants outside of Bristol Central High School. (Bristol police) Jose Torres was arrested on outstanding drug warrants outside of Bristol Central High School. (Bristol police)
BRISTOL, CT (WFSB) -

A 37-year-old convicted felon was arrested at Bristol Central High School for having two outstanding warrants for selling drugs.

A detective said he recognized Jose Torres of Bristol as he left the front entrance of the school just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

Torres was arrested by the detective.

Other officers, along with another detective and a K9 unit, responded to the scene.

Torres was also found to have cocaine on him and a .380 semi-automatic handgun in his vehicle.

They charged him with possession of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm on school grounds and weapons in a motor vehicle.

Torres was held on a $120,000 bond for the two warrants and the charges at the school.

He's scheduled to face a judge in Bristol Superior Court on Wednesday.

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