Danbury man charged with drug possession

DANBURY ___ A 21-year-old city man was charged with drug possession Friday.

Police said
Aaron Thompson of Mill Ridge Road was outside the Food Bag on West Street at 7 p.m. when they approached him regarding "suspicious" activity. Police said Thompson allegedly threw several bags of cocaine pre-packaged for sale on the ground and ran. He was taken into custody near Stephens Street.

He was charged with possession of narcotics and possession of narcotics with intent to sell.

Thompson was being held on $25,000 Friday and is due in court Monday.