A Bristol resident was arrested for crack possession and criminal impersonation after she left a rental vehicle and its paperwork at a Wilton gas station.
Police responded to the area of 240 Danbury Road on Thursday, April 9 around 6 p.m. after a gas station attendant reported a woman had — without explanation — left a rental car and its paperwork at the business.
Furthermore, the rental car was not leased to her.
Officers located the woman, Natasha Michaud, 33, of Bristol, walking not far from the gas station.
During their interaction with Michaud, officers say she did not make sense and was difficult to work with.
When they first made contact with Michaud, she did not have any form of ID and gave a false name. After contacting the rental company responsible for the vehicle did police determine she was not the lessee of the vehicle.
Police made contact with the true lessee, who gave police Michaud’s true name, and indicated she hadn’t taken the car illegally.
During the course of the investigation, police found two crack pipes with crack residue in Michaud’s boot.
She was arrested for illegal possession of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal impersonation, interfering with an officer, and refusal to be fingerprinted.
She was held on $10,000 bond and was taken to Norwalk Superior Court on Friday, April 10.