2 Senior Citizens arrested with pot

WESTPORT-It was only a motor home that rolled through a redlight.

But when police looked inside they found marijuana, hash and hydrocodone.

Police charged Thomas Howard, 73 and Nora Clark, 65, both of Colorado with possession of narcotics; possession of controlled substances; possession of narcotics with intent to sell; possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of narcotics not in a proper container. Bond was set at $10,000 each and both will be arraigned in Norwalk Superior Court Tuesday morning.

Oh yes. Howard was also issued an infraction for failing to obey a traffic signal.

The incident occurred around 12:37 p.m. at the intersection of Riverside and Treadwell Avenue.

Police used a drug-sniffing dog. They found 144 pills identified as acetaminophen and hyrdocodone; three bags and two smaller containers of marijuana; three syringes of liquid marijuana; three plastic containers of has; marijuana smoking piples; a marijuana grinder and $4,131 in cash.


Michael Mayko