Milford Police report firearms arrest

On March 14, 2023, an officer observed a vehicle in the lot of the Connecticut Post Mall that they recognized from a previous incident in which the driver, Kayvon McCoy engaged officers in pursuit.

McCoy had an active arrest warrant stemming from this incident. Police initiated a traffic stop and determined that McCoy was the operator of the vehicle. McCoy was taken into custody on the arrest warrant. The vehicle was unregistered and uninsured. During an inventory of the vehicle, numerous items of contraband were located.

Found inside the vehicle:

1) Bottle of prescription drugs filled with different types of pills, several testing positive for MDMA/Ecstasy

2) Pink pill bottle with no labeling containing various pills, several testing positive for MDMA/Ecstasy

3) Black plastic bag containing numerous amounts of counterfeit bills

4) Loaded revolver

5) Spent shell casing

During the investigation, it was determined that McCoy was the subject of a Criminal Protective Order, prohibiting him from possessing a firearm.

Kayvon McCoy, Date of Birth 8/21/1996, has an address of 600 Orchard Street, New Haven.

He was charged with:

Criminal Possession of a Revolver

Possession of a Controlled Substance

Illegal Possession of a Weapon in a Motor Vehicle

Violation of a Protective Order

Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs 

Warrant: Evading Responsibility

Failure to Renew Registration

Mandatory Security Requirements

Improper Use of Registration

Failure to Drive in Proper Lane

McCoy was held on a $25,500 bond and appeared in Milford Court on March 15, 2023.

Submitted by Milford, CT

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