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Two Arrested on Drug, Alcohol Charges

Erick Whitehead, of 53 Maple St., Darien, and Stanley Ferris, of Stamford, were arrested Friday on Brookside Drive near Anthony Lane. The Darien Police Department was running a marked surveillance car in the area because of a number of motor vehicle burglaries.

The marked vehicle spotted Ferris and Whitehead walking on Brookside Drive. An officer approached them, and the officer recognized Ferris from previous contacts. After a search, Whitehead was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of alcohol by a minor and drug paraphernalia. Ferris was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, possession with intent to sell, possession of alcohol by a minor, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of narcotics, as he was also found to be carrying heroin encased in his cell phone.

Also from the police blotter :

John Yepez of Queens Lane in Darien was arrested last Thursday and charged with second-degree disorderly conduct, or threatening. Yepez was involved in a wine-fueled verbal altercation with his mother. During the argument, Yepez threw a wine glass at his mother, which almost struck her. The mother ran into her bedroom, but Yepez forced his way in. He threw her on the bed and threatened to kill her.

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