ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A man facing numerous charges — including murder — in connection with a Connecticut homicide from November was taken into custody in Roanoke earlier this week.
The Waterbury Police Department says 38-year-old James Gardner was arrested in Roanoke on Tuesday, Feb. 23 and extradited back to Connecticut.
According to the department, Gardner was arrested in connection to the homicide of 45-year-old Henry Paulin and the shooting of another person on Nov. 8, 2020 in a Connecticut convenience store.
Police say Garner was charged with the following offenses:
- Assault in the first degree
- Criminal use of a firearm
- Criminal possession of a firearm or ammunition
- Criminal possession of a pistol or revolver
- Unlawful discharge
- Carrying a pistol without a permit
- Illegal sale or transfer of a firearm
- Reckless endangerment in the first degree
Garner is reportedly being held on a $2 million bond.