Police: New York resident intended to sell weed

Fernando Veloz.

Fernando Veloz.

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FAIRFIELD — Fernando Veloz, a 29-year-old New York resident, was charged with possession and intent to sell marijuana and reckless driving following a traffic stop.

At around 1:30 a.m. June 10, police observed a vehicle driving recklessly southbound on Grasmere Avenue in the wrong lane. According to police, the vehicle nearly struck a police vehicle and a traffic stop found Veloz in possession of marijuana, large amounts of cash and multiple cell phones.

Veloz was issued a June 18 court date and charged with possession of a controlled substance, reckless driving and operating a vehicle without a license. Veloz was held on a $1,500 bond.