Fairfield K-9 Assists In Finding More Than 30 Grams Marijuana In Car

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Vidal Romero, 29 of Bridgeport, was charged by Fairfield police with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of over 4 ounces of marijuana and failure to display rear license plate.
Vidal Romero, 29 of Bridgeport, was charged by Fairfield police with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of over 4 ounces of marijuana and failure to display rear license plate. Photo Credit: Fairfield Police Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. - A Fairfield K-9 officer helped to find 33 grams of marijuana in a car that was pulled over Kings Highway on Wednesday evening, police said.

Police report that Vidal Romero, 29, of Bridgeport, was driving on Kings Highway with a barely legible license plate in his rear window. Upon approaching the car, the officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside, police said.  

The K-9 officer, Ruger, was called and alerted to a spot in the car where the officer found two bags of marijuana, police said. 

Romero was taken into custody and taken to police headquarters for processing. He was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of over 4 ounces of marijuana and failure to display rear license plate.

He was released on $500 bond and given a court date of March 28. 

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