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Cops: 2 Men Tried to Sell Pot to Middle School Kids

Two men, ages 23 and 31, showed up at Middlesex Middle School last week saying they were broke and lost, then tried to sell marijuana to students in the parking lot.

Cops: 2 Men Tried to Sell Pot to Middle School Kids

A Bridgeport man, 31, and a Bronx man, 23, showed up at Middlesex Middle School last Monday telling people that they were lost and without money, then they tried to sell marijuana to some students, police said.

Darien police gave this account of the incident:

Bryan Lopez, 23, of the Bronx and Neri Lopez, 31, of Bridgeport entered the school and told someone at the main office that they were lost and without any money.

The two left the building and were asking for money from people in the parking lot. While they were in the parking lot, the two also offered to sell marijuana to three students, 11 to 13 years old.

Darien police were called to the scene at about 3 p.m. and found the two men walking south on Hollow Tree Ridge Road. Police arreted both men, and found a small amount (four grams) of marijuana in one of Bryan Lopez' front pants pockets.

Bryan Lopez was charged with possession of less than a quarter ounce of marijuana, illegal distribution of a controlled subsnatnce, simple trespassing and — a felony — risk of injury to a minor.

Neri Lopez was charged with illegal ditributrion of marijuana, simple trespassing and risk of injury to a minor. Eachman was held on $5,000 bond, which neither posted. They were arraigned Tuesday in state Superior Court in Stamford.

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