John W. Schultz, 23, of 5211 Black Rock Turnpike, was arrested Wednesday at 12:45 a.m. and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to reports, Officer Michael Paris stopped Schultz after he allegedly ran a stop sign while heading south on Grasmere Avenue near Kings Highway East. Paris reportedly smelled burnt marijuana in Schultz' car and could see rolling papers on the center console.
While searching the vehicle, Paris reportedly found 154 grams of marijuana in the trunk, along with a small scale and grinder. Schultz was held on $20,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Bridgeport Superior Court on March 19.
Joseph Davis, 18, was arrested Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. and charged with possession of marijuana at Fairfield Warde High School, 757 Melville Ave. A dean there reportedly turned over to police a cigarette box containing 1.3 grams of marijuana that he alleged belonged to Davis.
Davis was released on a promise to appear in Bridgeport Superior Court on March 19.
Two laptop computers were reported stolen from BJ's Wholesale Club, 40 Black Rock Turnpike, on March 11, between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Both computers had 17-inch screens and were valued at $699, police said. Security cameras showed two men each take a laptop, put it in his jacket and exit the store. Police are investigating.
A 17-year-old Fairfield man was arrested Friday at 8:30 p.m. and charged with first-degree criminal mischief and breach of peace. Police said the man used his black Volvo to block a schoolmate's car in a driveway on Fern Street. He then walked up to the car, which was a 2006 Audi A-8, and pounded it with his fist and elbow, according to police.
The man then allegedly took a small wooden bat and smashed the car's side mirrors, cracked its windshield, left a hole and small dent in a rear door, damaged the rear tail light and front grill insert, scratched and dented its hood, and ripped a windshield wiper off. The damage was estimated at $15,000, police said.
According to police, the victim had dated the aggressor's sister for five months, but the relationship ended two months ago. The arrested man was released on a promise to appear in court on March 25.