Police seize AK-47, 40 lbs. of marijuana after arresting man wanted for attempted murder

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — U.S. Marshals in Connecticut tracked down a fugitive in New Haven Tuesday.

Joshua Williams, 26, had a warrant out of New York for attempted murder.

New Haven police said they found 40 pounds of marijuana, dozens of painkillers, a bulletproof vest, and guns, including an AK-47, in the home where officers took him into custody.

Inside the home on Melrose Drive, police seized:

  • 2 handguns with extended magazines
  • An AK-47 assault rifle with an extended magazine
  • A bulletproof vest
  • 40 pounds of marijuana
  • 52 oxycodone pills

Williams was arraigned in New Haven Superior Court Wednesday and held on a $1 million bond.

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