Routine Home Visit By Parole Officers Leads To Drug and Firearms Arrest
New London Police found about 100 grams of cocaine and crack cocaine, some of it packaged for sale, plus a firearm, and more than $3,000 in cash at a home on Town Hill Court.
Police also found a .25 caliber handgun with an altered serial number, a small amount of marijuana, and a total of $3,343 in cash at the home. The discovery led to the arrest of Byron Wilson, a convicted felon, who is charged with two counts of possession of narcotics, two counts of possession with intent to sell, two counts of possession with intent to sell within 1,500 feet of a housing project, operating a drug factory, criminal possession of a firearm, altering or removing identification mark from a firearm, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Wilson was held in lieu of $125,000 bond. Wilson's brother, Charles Perry who was the parolee that law enforcement officials were visiting in the first place, was remanded to the Department of Corrections by Parole Officers.