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Stop for broken headlight leads to drug charges

Published 4:19 pm, Monday, March 10, 2014
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A Stratford woman faces a string of charges, including drug violations, following a motor vehicle stop for an inoperable headlight early Friday.

After the 3:11 a.m. stop, Ashley Loomis, 29, of Weber Avenue, was charged with traffic violations that include failure to have headlamps, operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license and insufficient insurance for a motor vehicle. Her bond on these charges was set at $500 with a court date of March 17.

After officers searched Loomis' vehicle, they found a large quantity of PCP and scheduled prescription medication, according to the report.

Loomis was also charged with illegal possession of hallucinogenic substance (not marijuana), two counts of illegal possession of a controlled substance' failure to keep narcotic drugs in their original container, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond on the additional charges, bond was set at 5,000 with the same court date.

She was released after posting both bonds.