Torrington man charged with drug possession in Westport
Updated 12:09 pm, Thursday, March 9, 2017
WESTPORT — A Torrington man was allegedly caught with prescription pills and drug paraphernalia while driving through Westport Sunday.
An officer pulled over Joseph Costello’s car just before 10:30 p.m. March 5 after watching him drive through a stop sign on the Sherwood Island Connector and onto a ramp to Interstate 95, according to police. The officer found several prescription pills that were not in a prescription container and drug paraphernalia, some he saw and some sniffed out by police dog Koda, police said.
The 48-year-old resident of Marion Avenue in Torrington was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, narcotic not in its original container and drug paraphernalia, as well as a stop sign violation.