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Motor Vehicle Stop Results in Drug Arrest

Westport Police reports for Saturday, Dec. 22

Motor Vehicle Stop Results in Drug Arrest

 

Matthew Tumidajski, 23, of Southport was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, sale of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia on Saturday, Dec. 22, following a motor vehicle stop.

Police said at about 10:15 p.m. an officer on patrol on Post Road East observed that the rear license plate on Tumidajski's vehicle was illuminated with a blue, neon-type light.

After stopping the vehicle, the officer detected a faint odor believed to be that of marijuana coming from the passenger compartment.

Police said a search of the vehicle produced marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Also located was a black, digital scale that is commonly used by people who sell narcotics, police said.

Tumidajski posted a $2,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Jan.  2, 2013. Police said the total weight of the marijuana was 1.035 ounces.

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