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Danbury Man Driving With Suspended License, No Insurances Faces Drug Charges After Wilton Stop

Andre Eric Ward, of Danbury, allegedly driving with a suspended license and having no insurance, faces drug charges in Wilton following a police traffic stop.
Andre Eric Ward, of Danbury, allegedly driving with a suspended license and having no insurance, faces drug charges in Wilton following a police traffic stop. Photo Credit: Wilton Police Department

A Danbury man with a suspended license and no insurance is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Wilton.

Andre Ward, 27, was driving a grey Hyundai Sonata when he allegedly failed to maintain a proper lane at the intersection of Danbury and Kent roads on Wednesday, June 19 at around 1:20 p.m., according to the Wilton Police Department.

The car which had New York license plates reportedly crossed the white painted fog lane while heading south on Danbury Road so police conducted a traffic stop, said the report.

Police allegedly smelled marijuana and searched the car, said police.

The following was allegedly found in the vehicle:

  • .801 ounces marijuana packaged in 14 individual smaller plastic bags and 1 plastic sandwich bag
  • 19 empty individual smaller plastic bags
  • One electronic cigarette containing THC
  • Three previously smoked joints containing marijuana
  • One stone smoking bowl
  • One package of rolling papers
  • A fraudulent Connecticut state handicap placard
Ward is charged with
  • Possession of marijuana with intent to sell
  • Possession of more than .05 ounce of marijuana
  • Possession of paraphernalia with intent to sell
  • Second-degree forgery
  • Failure to maintain proper lane
  • Operation of a motor vehicle with a suspended license
  • Operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

Ward posted a $5,000 bond and is due in Norwalk court Monday, July 1.

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