An 18-year-old Darien man arrested on Monday was selling marijuana and THC (the active ingredient of marijuana) to teenagers and adults in town, Darien police said. John “Jack” Read of Shady Acres Road had marijuana and other contraband with a police-estimated street value of $6,500 in his home when police searched it, along with unspecified “quantities of LSD,” police said. [Update:] Read is the second person from the same address, 20 Shady Acres Road, charged with selling illegal drugs. In May 2015, Kevin Grant, then 25, was charged by Darien police with possession of narcotics and two counts of selling of narcotics. Darien police described what happened with this account, including accusations not proven in court:
Several months ago, police detectives began investigating Read’s illegal business.