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Headlight Violation Leads to Charges for Vernon Man, Police Say

The man was stopped on Route 83.

A Vernon man is due in court on Nov. 20 to face weapons, drug and motor vehicle charges, police said.

At 7:49 p.m. Thursday, Leroy Shawn Christy, 23, of 42 Talcott Ave, was stopped by police at 69 Windsor Ave. - the Subway on Route 83 - law enforcement records indicate.

He was initially pulled over for a headlight violation, according to an arrest report.

Police seized marijuana and drug equipment, and a facsimile firearm was found under the front seat, according to an arrest report.

Christy was charged with:

• Failure to have headlamps.
• Possession of less than a half-ounce of marijuana.
• The use of drug paraphernalia.
• Weapons in a motor vehicle.

He was released on a $1,000 bond, police said.

CeeBee November 14, 2012 at 10:06 AM
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CeeBee November 14, 2012 at 10:07 AM
thinking this article's writer was WUI, writing under the influence?
Chris Dehnel November 15, 2012 at 12:46 AM
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