Marijuana possession arrest
Published 12:52 pm, Wednesday, June 16, 2010
James McGarty, 22, of Norwalk, was charged with possession of marijuana about 2:50 p.m. June 14.
Officers were dispatched to the Westport Inn in response to a complaint that McGarty was creating a disturbance, police said. He reportedly told officers the hotel staff had stolen his marijuana.
The door to his room was wide open and when officers looked inside, they saw a plastic bag containing marijuana under the mattress, police said, and another smaller bag was also found.
McGarty admitted the marijuana was his and he was arrested, police said.
McGarty's bail was set at $7,500 and he is scheduled to appear June 24 in Norwalk Superior Court.