BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A Bridgeport man was arrested on drug charges after police in MIlford found cocaine during a traffic stop Friday.
Bernardo Pizarro, 61, of Bridgeport was getting on to the I-95 on-ramp at near exit 34 in Milford Friday at 11:30 a.m. when police stopped him for a license plate violation, police said. Police said that Pizarro was found to be in possession of 21 grams of cocaine, as well as clear plastic baggies.
Further investigation determined that Pizarro had an active warrant out for his arrest for violation of probation, police said. He was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to sell, failure to display a license plate and violation of probation. Bond was set at $30,000 and he was given a court day of May 9.