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Cops: Man stopped for traffic violation had heroin

Published 3:11 pm, Friday, April 4, 2014
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A Norwalk man was charged with heroin possession following a motor vehicle stop Wednesday on the Sherwood Island Connector.

Christopher Istona, 22, of Valley View Road, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance: narcotics.

Subsequent to the 5:30 p.m. motor vehicle stop -- for an equipment violation, police said -- officers were given consent to search Istona's vehicle, according to a police report.

During the search, officers located 20 glassine packets that field tested positive for heroin, the report said.

Istona was released after posting a $1,000 bond and is scheduled to appear April 11 in Norwalk Superior Court.