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Westport Man Faces Multiple Drug Charges In Greenwich

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A Westport man was arrested and faces multiple drug charges after Greenwich Police allegedly found him to be in possession of heroine and crack cocaine during a traffic stop.

The stop occurred Tuesday, Dec. 11 on I95 after police observed a vehicle make a turn signal violation.

The vehicle’s occupants consented to a search, at which point, a narcotics-detecting K-9 unit was brought in. During the search, police discovered passenger Frank Ventura, 61, in possession of a crack pipe.

Ventura was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for a thorough search. Police discovered an additional amount of heroin and crack cocaine secreted on his person. Ventura was charged with the following:

  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of narcotics
  • Possession of narcotics with intent to distribute

Ventura was later released after posting $500 bond. He is scheduled to appear at Stamford Court on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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