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Police: Darien Man, 18, Sold Marijuana and THC Oil Mixtures to Teens, Others in Town [UPDATED]

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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.

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Police: Two Teens Charged with Selling Pot, Liquid Pot, Vape Pens to Darien High School Students

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Two teenage men, both 19, were arrested just after midnight Saturday morning in an undercover sting operation by Darien police. Police described what happened with this account, including accusations not proven in court:

Over the past few weeks, police, investigating drug use and sales among “numerous” students at the high school, found out that two men were selling very potent liquid marijuana, along with regular marijuana and vape pens to the students. The sellers and buyers were using Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and other social media platforms. Police identified the two as Kason Sumpter of San Vincenzo Place, Norwalk, and Gregory Goldstein of  Church Street in Wilton. Police never found evidence that any drug selling took place on school grounds in Darien. Just after midnight on Saturday, Jan.