Hamden Father and Daughter Arrested on Drug and Gun Charges

Yeshiva of New Haven 1200
NBCConnecticut.com

A father and daughter from Hamden have been arrested on drug and gun charges after a raid at their home. 

Hamden Police, along with the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Violent Crimes Task Force and the New Haven Police Department Criminal Intelligence Unit executed a search warrant on the second floor of 128 Circular Ave. early Friday morning and seized a .32 caliber revolver, .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun, .22 caliber revolver, ammunition, around 600 grams of marijuana and $6,000, police said. 

Jorje Santiago, 47, and his 19-year-old daughter, Venessa, were arrested. 

Jorje Santiago was charged with possession of marijuana, sale of a controlled substance, operating a drug factory, criminal possession of a firearm and altering the identification of a firearm. 

He was held on a $100,000 bond. 

Venessa Santiago was charged with possession of marijuana, sale of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and altering the identification of a firearm. 

She was detained on a $25,000 bond. 

It’s not clear if they are being represented by an attorney.

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