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New Haven man arrested for illegal gun, drugs during traffic stop

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Lamar Morrison (Hamden Police) Lamar Morrison (Hamden Police)

Hamden Police arrested a man from New Haven after a gun and drugs were found in his car. 

According to police, Lamar Morrison, 30, of New Haven was stopped by police on March 24 around 11:45 p.m.

Police said Morrison was speeding on Morse Street, which led to the traffic stop. 

When officers stopped the car, they saw a loaded 9mm handgun in the front passenger seat. 

During a search of the car, officers found two ecstasy pills and a bag of marijuana. 

Morrison was arrested and charged with several weapon and drug violations, including criminal possession of a firearm, weapons in a motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance. 

Morrison is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on April 4th. 

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