DAN­BURY WOMAN AR­RESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

The News-Times - - NEWS - — ptom­lin­son@hearst­medi­act.com

Wil­ton po­lice said a Dan­bury woman ad­mit­ted to smok­ing mar­i­juana laced with PCP af­ter po­lice pulled her over for er­ratic driv­ing.

Denita Sher­man, 42, of 5th Av­enue, was driv­ing north on Dan­bury Road when po­lice ob­served her swerv­ing in and out of her lane.

Po­lice said they tried to pull Sher­man over, but she con­tin­ued to drive for about a mile be­fore stop­ping.

While speak­ing to Sher­man, po­lice re­ported smelling a strong odor of mar­i­juana com­ing from the car.

Po­lice said Sher­man later con­fessed she had smoked laced mar­i­juana about an hour prior. A search of the car later re­vealed a small amount of mar­i­juana.

Sher­man was charged with op­er­at­ing a ve­hi­cle while un­der the in­flu­ence, pos­ses­sion of less than a half-ounce of mar­i­juana, op­er­at­ing a ve­hi­cle with a sus­pended li­cense, fail­ure to re­turn an ex­pired li­cense and fail­ure to main­tain the proper lane. She was held on a $260 bond and was sched­uled to ap­pear in court last week.

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