Waterbury man faces, drugs, weapons charges

Police retrieve drugs, cash and a rifle
Rivera faces drugs and weapons charges
Suspect Kevin Rivera Photo credit Waterbury Police

Waterbury, Conn. (WTIC Radio)-A city man has been arrested, facing drug and weapons charges, Waterbury Police said.

Police said on the 24th they executed a search warrant at an apartment on Williams Street.

According to Police, they arrested Kevin Rivera, 26, of that address. Police said he possessed 3- thousand bags of heroin, 47 grams of raw heroin, 206 grams of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and a 9mm semi-automatic rifle.

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Further, Police said he also possessed nearly 12-hundred dollars in cash. Rivera failed to possess a Connecticut pistol permit and was  also subject to a protective order, prohibiting from having a firearm.

Rivera's due in court today. His bond is set at 750-thousand dollars.