New Canaan Police dog discovers marijuana in car
Published 1:30 pm, Monday, August 8, 2011
John McCaffrey, 25, of Stamford received an infraction for marijuana possession on Ponus Ridge Road July 29 at 10 p.m.
According to the report, an officer observed McCaffrey driving north on Ponus Ridge Road with a defective license plate light and pulled him over. The officer deployed police dog Zira to do an exterior check of the vehicle. Zira signaled to the driver side door indicating a drug odor.
According to the report, McCaffrey told the officer he had a small amount of marijuana in the driver side change holder. Police also found a glass pipe, grinder and rolling papers.
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McCaffrey was issued an infraction for possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and also issued a verbal warning for the defective light.