Norwalk Police Make Marijuana Arrest

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Tre McPherson, 19, of Gwendolyn Street in Norwalk, was arrested Sunday on narcotics charges.
Tre McPherson, 19, of Gwendolyn Street in Norwalk, was arrested Sunday on narcotics charges. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department

NORWALK, Conn. – A 19-year-old Norwalk man was arrested on narcotics charges Sunday after officers discovered several small bags of marijuana in his possession, police said.

Tre McPherson, of 4 Gwendolyn St., was arrested at about 9:25 p.m. Sunday near the dumpsters behind the Shell gas station at 94 West Ave.

According to Sgt. Lisa Cotto, officers pulled into the gas station and spotted McPherson and another man acting suspiciously behind the gas station near the dumpsters.

The officers asked to search the two and found several small bags of marijuana in McPherson’s possession and $131 in cash. Nothing was found on the second man, and he was not arrested.

McPherson was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal distribution of a prescription narcotic, possession of narcotics near a school and related charges. He was held in lieu of a $10,000 bond and was scheduled to appear in Norwalk Superior Court Monday.

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I hope this young man's life is not destroyed by 1) his poor judgement as a teenager, 2) his bad luck of getting caught with marijuana, and 3) our society's criminalization of marijuana possession and sale. See the moving documentary: "This Is Our House".

Looks like its time for yet another awards ceremony at the NPD..Forget about all the killings shootings and stabbings all unsolved in Norwalk...Lets just make sure we get them kids are dealing Pot.