Contact Us
Stratford Daily Voice serves Stratford, CT
Return to your home site

Menu

Stratford Daily Voice serves Stratford, CT

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Four Arrested For Stealing More Than $1K Of Rogaine, Other Goods In Fairfield
police & fire

Police: Two From Bridgeport Offered To Sell Drugs To Police Detectives

Milford Police busted two people from Bridgeport on drug charges.
Milford Police busted two people from Bridgeport on drug charges. Photo Credit: Milford Police

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Two people from Bridgeport were busted on narcotics charges after they tried to sell drugs to detectives in a hotel parking lot in Milford, police said.

The incident occurred at about 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, as the Milford Police Department's TAC Unit was conducting an anti-crime patrol in the parking lot of the Motel 6 at 111 Schoolhouse Road, police said.

Detectives were approached by a man and woman — identified later as Lester Morris and Anita Thompson — who offered to sell them drugs, police said.

As detectives approached their vehicle, Morris and Thompson fled the parking lot but were stopped on Schoolhouse Road near I-95, police said.

Detectives later recovered narcotics that had been thrown from the vehicle, police said.

Morris, 35, of 132 Oakley St., was charged with possession of narcotics, conspiracy to commit sale of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia,  interfering with arrest and violation of a protective order. Bond was set at $25,000 for a Dec. 8 court appearance.

Thompson, 30, of 467 Bird St., was charged with conspiracy to commit sale of narcotics and failure to obey officers signal. Bond was set at $10,000 for a Dec. 8 court appearance.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Stratford Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Stratford Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.