BAYONNE, NJ - A Bayonne man found him back behind bars for the second time since January on Saturday.

According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department were conducting an investigation into the sale of narcotics by Daouda Coulibaly, 24, in the area of East 53rd Street when he attempted to flee on foot. 

While officers caught him quickly, the report says, Coulibaly repeatedly twisted his body and pulled away from the officers and, at one point, shoved an officer, causing her to fall to the ground. Other officers on scene continued to gain control of Coulibaly as they ordered him to stop resisting arrest.  

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Once officers were able to take Coulibaly he continued to lay on his hands and attempted to reach for an object concealed in his waistband which they immediately observed was a black handgun.

With the suspect in handcuffs police continued to search him and reportedly found narcotic paraphernalia, numerous vials of cocaine, a quantity of heroin, over $2000 in suspected proceeds of narcotic sales.

The handgun, police say, was a defaced 9mm semi-automatic handgun equipped with a laser sight and a fully loaded high capacity magazine. Coulibaly was also found to be wanted by the Hudson County Superior Court on an active warrant. 

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