12:15am–#Trumbull CT– Only January 29 a Volkswagen Passat was stopped on Route 8 southbound at exit 7.  The Volkswagen failed to move over a lane and nearly struck a stationary vehicle, a state police cruiser with its lights activated.  Probable cause was developed according to the state police incident report to search the vehicle.  During the traffic stop the passenger, Jonathan Ven of Naugatuck admitted to having a small amount of marijuana which he provided.  Police also located a large plastic container with over eight pounds of marijuana.  Ven claimed sole ownership of the pot and explained he had it mailed to him so he could sell it. He was obviously arrested and placed on a $100,000 surety bond.


Stephen Krauchick

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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