Hartford man charged after officers find firearm, drugs inside vehicle

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A Hartford man is facing charges after a search of his vehicle allegedly yielded a firearm and drugs.

According to officials, on Monday around 1:30 p.m., officers searched the vehicle of 41-year-old Rafael Ortiz.

Inside of the vehicle, police found a loaded .45 caliber gun, powder cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana, fentanyl, prescription pills, packets of heroin and $2,864.00.

Ortiz was arrested and charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle, and other related charges.

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