Teen faces drug charges after tinted-window stop
Updated 1:05 pm, Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A Norwalk teenager, pulled over by police Monday on Post Road East because of her car's tinted windows, was charged with a series of drug offenses.
After her car was stopped, the officer said there was a strong odor of marijuana inside. King also tried to conceal a glassine bag with a green leafy substance in her pants, police said, and later produced a glassine baggy containing several smaller bags of marijuana.
After searching King's car, police said they found more contraband and drug paraphernalia.
King was charged with possession of a controlled substance: narcotics; sale of a controlled substance: marijuana; possession of drug paraphernalia.
Her passenger, identified as Alex Balitsos, 22, of Wilton was also searched was also searched by police, who said they found a glassine bag containing marijuana, an empty glassine bag and a metal pipe with marijuana residue in his backpack. He was issued an infraction for possession of marijuana, less than one-half ounce.
King was released after posting a $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear Feb. 14 in Norwalk Superior Court.