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Stratford Woman Arrested On Drug Charge After Westport Traffic Stop

Jacqueline Hernandez of Stratford was arrested on a drug possession charge after a traffic stop in Westport.
Jacqueline Hernandez of Stratford was arrested on a drug possession charge after a traffic stop in Westport. Photo Credit: Westport Police Department

WESTPORT, Conn. -- A Stratford woman who had allegedly smoked marijuana in her car and had cocaine in her purse, ended up in jail after being pulled over for chatting on her cellphone while driving, according to the Westport police.

Jacqueline Hernandez, 34, was arrested Friday when police called a K-9 officer to the scene after smelling what was thought to be marijuana and ended up admitting to having cocaine in her purse before the dog arrived, police said.

Police said the narcotics were seized and tested positive for cocaine with a total weight of 6.3 grams. Hernandez, charged with possession of narcotics, was held on a $2,500 bond and has a court date in Norwalk on Monday, April 4.

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