Bridgeport resident caught with marijuana

After a driver failed to signal before shifting lanes on Danbury Road April 24, the passenger in her car got caught with 2.5 ounces of suspected marijuana.

Police stopped the southbound 2014 Kia Forte a little after midnight near Westport Road. The investigating officer smelled marijuana in the car and conducted a vehicle search, police said. The search yielded 2.5 ounces of suspected marijuana — a misdemeanor amount.

The driver’s passenger, Daniel Carmichael, 24, of 429 Woodlawn Avenue Extension, Bridgeport, claimed the suspected marijuana was his, police said.

Carmichael was issued a summons and released on a promise to appear at Norwalk Superior Court on May 5.