A Fairfield man faces an illegal drug charge following a motor vehicle stop Saturday night.

Silmari Monteiro, 34, of Blackrock Turnpike in Fairfield, was charged with possession of narcotics.

After stopping Monteiro about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, officers said hey found evidence of illegal narcotics in his vehicle. A search revealed drug paraphernalia and the presence of heroin belonging to Monteiro, according to the report.

Monteiro posted a $500 bond and is scheduled to appear May 5 at state Superior Court in Norwalk.