A Darien teen faces several drug charges after she was stopped by Greenwich police for failing to use a turn signal.
Mackenzie J. Williams, 18, of Hickory Lane, Darien, was charged at 2:19 a.m. June 15. Police said they stopped her after she made a turn onto Hilltop Road. According to a Greenwich police report, the officers found that a back seat passenger, identified as Michael Colandro, 19, who gave an address of 66 Hoyclo Rd., Stamford, tried to hide a bottle of vodka between his feet. Colandro was charged with possession of alcohol by a minor, released on a $136 bond and scheduled to appear June 29 in state Superior Court in Stamford.
Meanwhile, a search of Williams' purse revealed a quantity of marijuana, bowls for smoking pot, black glassine plastic bags, a digital scale and cash, according to the report. In the car center console, police said they found rolling papers and a large jar that had an odor of marijuana. A grinder with marijuana remnants was found in the glove box and a smoking pipe was in the passenger door pocket, police said.
In their report, police also said, an officer "had observed numerous items being thrown out of the driver side windows ... after the vehicle had stopped in a private driveway and parked haphazardly." Police found a 6-inch water bong and a bottle of Twisted Ice Tea. According to the report, Williams admitted to tossing the iced tea and instructing a passenger to ditch the bong.
Williams was charged with failure to signal a turn, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of alcohol by a minor and six counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released after posting $480 bond. Williams was scheduled to appear Friday, June 22 in state Superior Court in Stamford.