FAIRFIELD — Police charged Sophia Ortiz, a 29-year-old Bridgeport resident, with possession of a controlled substance following a vehicle stop.

At around 5 p.m. May 8, Fairfield police conducted a vehicle stop of a maroon Honda that was traveling eastbound on the Post Road. According to police, the driver and person in the co-pilot seat were not wearing seatbelts and Ortiz was in the backseat.

Following a K9 exterior air scent and a search of the vehicle, police found a vaporizer pen that, according to a report, tested positive for presence of THC. Ortiz was issued a misdemeanor summons and issued a May 21 court date.

humberto.juarez@hearstmediact.com