According to Bristol Police, on Tuesday a Bristol Detective observed a male exit the front entrance to Bristol Central High School, 480 Wolcott Street, and recognized the male as Jose Torres, 37, of Gridley Street in Bristol. Torres had two outstanding arrest warrants for Sale of Narcotics.
Torres was taken into custody by the Detective and placed under arrest. Additional Police arrived including another Detective, an officer of the Patrol Division and a Police K-9.
In addition to the two arrest warrants Torres was also charged with Possession of Narcotics (Cocaine), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm on School Grounds and Weapons in a Motor Vehicle.
Torres is a convicted felon and during the investigation, a .380 semi-automatic handgun was found inside a vehicle he had been operating.
Torres was held on a bond of $120,000 for the three arrests.
Torres did not make the bond and is to be presented at Bristol Superior Court Wednesday morning.
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