Teen Charged for Failing to Halt Possession of Alcohol by Minors


Police last week arrested a 19-year-old New Canaan man and charged him with failure to halt possession of alcohol by a minor and possession of less than 5 ounces of cannabis plant material.

At about 11:43 p.m. on May 28 (a Tuesday), officers were dispatched to a Benedict Hill Road home to investigate an incident there. Authorities found that minors were in possession of alcohol and marijuana at the house. The teen was identified as the person who had failed to halt possession of alcohol, according to a police report.

Police brought the misdemeanor charges.

The teen was released after promising to appear June 10 in state Superior Court.

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