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Friday, April 27 News

Three juveniles face drug charges

Three juveniles were arrested June 25 on drug charges after Darien police conducted two days of surveillance on Charles Street.

Police said an individual reported that at least three times a week a car would drive up to a 16-year-old Darien male and pick him up, police said. The car would drive a short distance and then the male would get out of the car, police said.

Officers set up surveillance and observed the same activity, police said. The officers stopped the car and were able to determine that the sale of marijuana had occurred, police said.

Police seized 1.4 grams of marijuana from the car, police said. The juveniles' parents were called to the scene. The driver told police he had more marijuana at his home and his parents were able to locate 12 additional grams from his bedroom and gave it to the police, the report stated.

The 17-year-old Stamford driver was charged with possession with intent to sell and possession of marijuana, according to police. The 16-year-old Stamford passenger was charged was possession with intent to sell marijuana, police said. The Darien resident was charged with criminal attempt at possession of marijuana, police said.

All three were released to their parents and are scheduled to appear in juvenile court July 1.