The presence of five vehicles that were allegedly illegally parked at the state DEEP property near Berkshire Road led police to a group of teenagers who were reportedly smoking marijuana in the woods.
According to a police report just released, at about 1:40 p.m. on Nov. 10, police observed numerous parking violations on Old Mill Road near the state DEEP property along Berkshire Road. Upon investigating, police observed a group on the property and subsequently located drug paraphernalia. One adult and one juvenile were reportedly in possession of marijuana, police said.
Phillip Reynolds, 18, of Mountain Laurel Lane in Sandy Hook, was issued an infraction for possession of less than a half ounce of marijuana. That carries with it a $150 fine.
A juvenile was also issued a summons to juvenile court for possession of less than four ounces of marijuana. And five infractions were issued for improper parking, police said.
[The information in this report was provided by the Newtown Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.]