Cops: Fairfield U. visitor busted for pot sales
Published 1:45 pm, Tuesday, April 1, 2014
An 18-year-old visitor to the Fairfield University campus Was charged with selling marijuana there Monday night.
Robert J. Koripsky, of Kenwood Avenue, Stratford, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to sell, possession on school grounds and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Campus security officers were investigating an odor of burnt marijuana on the third floor of Regis Hall just before 11 p.m. Monday when they heard a commotion from inside one of the dorm rooms, according to the report.
People in the room initially denied they had any drugs, but eventually handed over several bags of marijuana, police said. There were also five pipes, 50 clear bags, a metal grinder and a mason jar with more marijuana, police said.
Koripsky was found to have several hundred dollars in various denominations believed to have come from marijuana sales, police said.
Koripsky is not a student at the university, according to the report.
He was released on a $500 cash bond and is scheduled to appear April 14 in Bridgeport Superior Court.