Arrest information is supplied by the Stratford Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Stratford police conducting surveillance on the corner of Honeyspot Road and Birdseye Street recently arrested a 26-year-old Bridgeport man for allegedly dealing cocaine at a nearby gas station.
Noel Davis, who has a criminal history that includes narcotics, is charged with possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine within 1500 feet of a school. At the time of his arrest, he was unable to post $10,000 bond. He is due in court Jan. 8.
Police said Davis pulled in to the gas station in a red Ford Mustang, parked behind a car containing two females, then made a hand-to-hand exchange with one of the women who exited the vehicle.
The Mustang and the other car then sped off, police said. Officers caught up with Davis and conducted a motor vehicle stop. Police said during routine questions Davis was "shaking, breathing fast and stuttering."
The Mustang was determined to be a rental and Davis did not appear to be on the agreement, police said.
When Davis exited the vehicle police said they spotted a plastic baggie with a bulge in his left sock. The white powder in the baggie would later test positive for 1.4 grams of cocaine, police said.
At police headquarters, Davis denied selling the drugs and said the girls in the car at the gas station had bought him gas and cigarettes, though he didn't know their names, police said.