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Cops: Man, 72, Charged with Growing Pot, Selling Drugs

Peter Mozeleski of Bridgeport was arrested on Thursday.

[Editor's note: Arrest information is supplied by the Fairfield Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.]

A 72-year-old Bridgeport man was arrested Thursday for allegedly selling drugs in Fairfield and growing pot in his residence, police said.

Detectives conducted a month-long investigation after receiving information about someone selling drugs in Fairfield. Police developed Peter Mozeleski of Morehouse Street as a suspect, according to the report.

Police obtained search warrants for both Mozeleski's home and car and executed both on Thursday, department spokesperson Sgt. Sue Lussier said.  

They found oxycodone, other assorted drugs, cash, and marijuana cigarettes in the car. Officers then searched Mozelski's home and found over 8 ounces of marijuana, several thousands of dollars in cash, potting soil, marijuana seeds, a notebook detailing marijuana growth, a scale, and packaging material, according to the report.

Mozeleski was charged with possession of over 4 ounces of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, failure to keep narcotics in their original container, and possession of less than 4 ounces of marijuana for the cigarettes found in the car.

He was released after posting a $20,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 11.

Igor February 04, 2013 at 11:49 AM
Hell of a way to supplement your social security.
Fairfield Old Timer February 04, 2013 at 04:36 PM
Some seniors have to sell their bodies just to get by! So Sad :-(
Fairfield Old Timer February 04, 2013 at 04:38 PM
PS - see WestportPatch.com There is a story about a 71 year old woman busted for selling her body!!! So Sad :-( I tried posting the direct link to the article but it did not go through. I think patch.com bans hot linking.
Tucker February 04, 2013 at 04:43 PM
Good for him. Sucks he got caught though.
Yankee Fan February 04, 2013 at 08:22 PM
Your'e excusing him because he is a Senoir and that what he needs to do to get by, thats pathetic if that is what you meant.
Fairfield Old Timer February 04, 2013 at 08:44 PM
Dear Yankee Fan: Chill Out and Smoke a Blunt Before You Pop a Vein.
brian kelly February 05, 2013 at 05:29 AM
i hope he gets an entire jury full of pot heads that find him innocent. i smoke weed and i vote!

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