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Stamford MV Stop Leads to PCP Possession Charges

Stamford police pulled a vehicle over for allegedly not having an illuminated license plate and windows tinted too dark.

Officers on patrol in the area of Manhattan and Pacific streets in Stamford arrested one occupant of a vehicle and issued a summons to the driver on drug-related charges early Monday, police said later that morning.

The officers allegedly initiated the motor vehicle stop because the car did not have an illuminated license plate and the windows were tinted too dark and had no sticker, police said.

While speaking with the driver, officers could reportedly smell marijuana coming from the vehicle, police said. Authorities said a search of the vehicle turned up a zip-locking sandwich bag with what was suspected to be marijuana inside.

Authorities also reported discovering a cigarette that smelled like PCP, to which the passenger of the vehicle, identified by authorities as Richard Rosedom, 24, of Stillwater Ave., allegedly laid claim and confirmed the cigarette contained PCP. 

The driver of the vehicle was issued a summons on the marijuana found and the windows being tinted without having the appropriate identification sticker.

Rosedom was charged with possession of a hallucinogen and possession of a controlled substance.

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Stamford Arrests

Jesus Bonilla, 36, of Beach St. in Port Chester, NY, charged early Monday with possession of narcotics.

Jorge A. Castillo, of Dora St., charged Sunday afternoon with traffic control signals, operator failing to use hands-free cell phones, possession of a controlled substance sale of a certain controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Marco A. Jorge, 49, of N. Hill St., charged Sunday night with second-degree failure to appear.

Julio Pantaleon, 46, of Virgil St., charged Sunday afternoon with disorderly conduct.

Maryorie Rodriguez, 25, of Strawberry Hill Ave., charged Sunday afternoon with sixth-degree larceny,

Alfonso Vasquez, 26, of Frank St., charged Monday morning with sixth-degree larceny.

Jose Vazquez-Lucero, 21, of Grant Ave., charged Monday morning with sixth-degree larceny.

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