Drugs, Dagger Located In Car After Red Light Violation In Vernon – Patch
VERNON, CT — A Hartford man ran a red light at 3 a.m. last week in Vernon and wound up with drug and weapons charges after being pulled over, a police report indicates.
According to an arrest report, a Vernon officer was parked at the Mobil station along the 1200 block of Hartford Turnpike when he saw a 2009 Honda Accord driven by 23-year-old Fabrizio Lazo go through a red light near Reservoir Road. A check of Lazo revealed that Lazo’s license was suspended and that he was supposed to be using an ignition interlock device, which he wasn’t. He also had an outstanding arrest warrant out of South Windsor., police said.
While searching the car, Vernon police discovered several cannabis products packaged for sale, an undisclosed amount of money and a 16-inch dagger-style knife, according to an arrest report.
In addition to the motor vehicle violations, Lazo was charged with illegal possession of a weapon on a motor vehicle and the sale of 1 kilogram or more of cannabis.
He posted $25,000 bail and is due to appear in Rockville Superior Court on March 15, records show.
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