Police Cite New Canaan Man, 27, After Finding Pot-Smoking Gear in Car


Police before dawn on Monday cited a New Canaan man, 27, on a minor drug charge following a traffic stop on Route 123.

At about 1:56 a.m. on Jan. 16, an officer on patrol spotted a vehicle traveling on New Norwalk Road with no front license plate, according to a police report.

During a subsequent stop, an officer smelled marijuana emitted from inside the vehicle, the report said.

An investigation turned up a glass smoking pipe with a small amount of marijuana inside, it said.

Police cited the motorist, a Lakeview Avenue resident, for possession of drug paraphernalia and issued him a verbal warning about the front license plate.

[Note: The age of the charged man in this article has been corrected. He’s 27, not 17.]

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