Authorities: Two Men arrested on cocaine charges following report of man brandishing gun
Two Manchester men were arrested after police say they received a report of a subject brandishing a firearm on North Franklin Street Dec. 23.
According to court documents, police responded to the area of 1505 North Franklin Street, Apt. 3, at approximately 1:30 a.m. Based on the information available, authorities say they were able to obtain and execute a search warrant on the property in an attempt to recover the firearm.
While executing the warrant, authorities located 12 grams of cocaine in individual baggies along with cash and various other articles of paraphernalia, documents state.
Based off prior information, authorities say Antonio Robertson, 43, of Manchester, is known to sell cocaine from that location.
Robertson and Brian Johnson, 52, of Manchester, were both arrested on controlled substance violation charges Dec. 23.
Online court documents show Johnson is set to be arraigned Jan. 15 and list him as a habitual offender with past convictions including possession of a controlled substance, robbery, armed violence and attempted armed robbery.
Robertson is also set to be arraigned Jan. 15 and is listed as a habitual offender as well. Court documents state Robertson has previously been convicted of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, going armed with intent and a controlled substance violation.