The Bridgeport Police Department recently made several drug-related arrests.

On June 30, the police department executed a search warrant at a residence on Jacob Avenue. Eight people were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana second degree, possession of drug paraphernali, loitering in a drug house and giving false name to law enforcement.

Those arrested included Jeremy Foshee, Bridgett Lawhorne, Audrey Kay Cunningham, David Franko Jr., Haley Waters, Deborah Davis, Evelyn Garner and Paul O’Leary. Lonnie Walters was also arrested and charged with loitering in a drug house.

The home where the search warrant was executed was approximately 50 yards from Bridgeport Elementary School.

On July 2, members of the Bridgeport Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call on Hamlin Avenue in reference to an overdose. A search warrant was executed and three people, Clois Ray Avans Jr. and Justin Cherkoin were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana second degree, possession of drug paraphernalia and loitering in a drug house.  

Clois Avans was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana second degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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