Waterbury Pair Arrested, One Charged With Illegal Firearm + Heroin/Weed Possession
Wolcott police have announced the arrest of an estranged couple from Waterbury and once faces multiple charges after an illegal handgun, thousands of dollars in fentanyl-laced heroin and marijuana were allegedly found in their vehicle.
According to the Wolcott PD, Wednesday morning, February 24, 2021, at 11AM, Wolcott police received numerous 911 calls reporting that a male and female were involved in an altercation outside of their parked vehicle in a driveway on Wolcott Road. The couple told officers that they had been arguing as they were driving along Wolcott Road and one of them threw the other's cellphone out of the moving vehicle and that they were attempting to locate it when police arrived.
Wolcott Police identified the man as Aseim King, 25, of Frost Road in Waterbury and the female as Sara Garcia, 20, of Cooke Street in Waterbury. Officers found that Aseim had a $500,000 active warrant bond for 1st Degree Assault out of Waterbury and the suspect was also in violation of a valid protective order that Garcia had filed against him.
Police say as Aseim was being placed under arrest, they found a loaded 9mm in his waistband and another handgun in his vehicle. Also, officers allegedly found 370 bags of Fentanyl-laced Heroin, and over 4oz of Marijuana packaged for sale. The gun found on the accused victim had the serial number removed.
- 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Firearm
- Illegal Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm Magazine
- Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle
- Altering or Removing identifying Marks of a Firearm
- Illegal Possession of a Firearm w/a Threaded Barrel Capable of a Silencer
- Illegal Possession of Narcotics
- Illegal Possession with Intent to Sell
- Breach of Peace
- Violation of a Protective Order
Aseim was held at Wolcott PD on a $250,000 Bond. Garcia was charged with 2nd Degree Breach of Peace and released on a promise to appear.