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Gun and heroin arrest on Fargo Avenue

A 21-year-old Fargo Avenue man was arrested in the 400 block of that street about 8 p.m. Sunday for allegedly illegally having a handgun and bags of heroin and some narcotic pills.

Raul Vazquez was charged with a felony count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon after police officers reported seeing the brown handle of what proved to be a .357 Magnum handgun sticking out of his coat pocket as he was trying to run from them. The officers also reported finding Vazquez had 11 bags of heroin and three narcotic pills in his coat pocket. He was also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of controlled substances and possession of controlled substances outside their original container.