Ridgefield police stopped a car at 9:26 p.m. Saturday on Route 7, and when police spoke to the driver, the officer could smell the odor of marijuana. The driver said she had marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the car. Police charged Kimberly Hamilton, 19, Hickory Lane, Ridgefield with the infraction, possession of less than a half-ounce of marijuana. She was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. These are both infractions.
In an unrelated incident, Ridgefield Police responded to a call at the Ridgefield Liquor Store that a minor using a false identification tried to buy liquor. Police said the juvenile was charged with the juvenile summons, misrepresentation of age in order to procure alcohol by a juvenile. The juvenile was turned over to parents.
This information was provided by the Ridgefield Police Department. A person charged with a crime is innocent until having been convicted in court.