Two Massachusetts men have been arrested on drug related charges after a routine traffic stop in Danbury. State Police pulled over a car speeding over 80 miles an hour yesterday near exit 2. Troopers could smell marijuana in the vehicle.
A State Police K9 found pot in the center console and the trunk, along with three firearms, one of which had the serial number scratched off.
37-year old Robert Ruiz of Springfield was charged with illegal alteration of firearm identifications, illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle and carrying a dangerous weapon. 24-year old Hector Martinez, also of Springfield, was charged with illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle and carrying a dangerous weapon.
Each were released on bond for court appearances April 3.