Wallingford police: Pounds of pot found after car accident

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Police said officers seized two pounds of marijuana in separate one-pound vacuum-sealed bags, 135 grams of marijuana in a sandwich bag, a combined 748 grams of marijuana in five separate vacuum-sealed bags, THC edibles, empty bags labeled for packaging marijuana, baggies with clear and pink vials of cocaine, three bags of Psilocybin mushrooms, four individuals bags of cocaine, a vacuum-sealed bag with 35 grams of cocaine, four bags of cocaine, four iPhone, two backpacks and $90.

Police said officers seized two pounds of marijuana in separate one-pound vacuum-sealed bags, 135 grams of marijuana in a sandwich bag, a combined 748 grams of marijuana in five separate vacuum-sealed bags, THC edibles, empty bags labeled for packaging marijuana, baggies with clear and pink vials of cocaine, three bags of Psilocybin mushrooms, four individuals bags of cocaine, a vacuum-sealed bag with 35 grams of cocaine, four bags of cocaine, four iPhone, two backpacks and $90.

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WALLINGFORD — A car accident led to the arrest of a Fairfield man after police say they seized nearly 10 ounces of cocaine, more than 3.5 pounds of marijuana and 17 grams of Psilocybin mushrooms.

A passenger in the vehicle, 42-year-old Fairfield resident, Keaon Major, was taken into custody and charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and possession of a hallucinogenic substance.

The Traffic Division was dispatched to the 900 block of North Colony Road, near the Stop & Shop plaza for a reported motor vehicle crash around 2 p.m. Thursday.

While an officer was talking to one of the drivers, he smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle, police said.

Police said officers seized 2 pounds of marijuana in 1-pound vacuum-sealed bags, 135 grams of marijuana in a sandwich bag, a combined 748 grams of marijuana in five vacuum-sealed bags, THC edibles, empty bags labeled for packaging marijuana, baggies with clear and pink vials of cocaine, three bags of Psilocybin mushrooms, four individual bags of cocaine, a vacuum-sealed bag with 35 grams of cocaine, four bags of cocaine, four iPhones, two backpacks and $90 in cash.

Police said the street value of the seized drugs is about $35,000.

Major was released after posting a $5,000 bond. He’s expected in court on the charges on April 22.