State Police yesterday announced the arrest of a Connecticut man who sped by Troopers who were conducting seatbelt enforcement in Newtown. Troopers were near the Exit 11 off ramp on Saturday when a Mercedes sped by and failed to stop when signaled to do so.
Troopers were able to conduct a motor vehicle stop a short distance later and found a large amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
22-year old Christian Enrique Cedillos of Bridgeport was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia, traveling unreasonably fast and disobeying the signal of an officer.
He was released on bond for an appearance in Danbury Superior Court on April 30th.