New Canaan Teens Found with Vodka, Marijuana, Just Over Darien Border

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New Canaan police cited two teenagers from that town for infraction-level offenses midday Monday, Dec. 17 after finding them with alcohol and marijuana about a block north of the border with Darien, police said.

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New Canaan police provided this information, including accusations not proven in court:

At about 12:04 p.m., officers saw a 19-year-old walk into the woods off of South Avenue near Charter Oak Drive and retrieve a bag. He then stood near a parked vehicle.

Officers approached him and those in the vehicle to ask what they were doing with the bag. Police then found that the teen had a 750 ml bottle of Smirnoff vodka in the bag.

The teenager was cited for possession of alcohol by a minor in a public place.

An 18-year-old passenger in the car said marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the bag was his. He was cited for possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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