Bridgeport resident Jodaine Cowan was charged with possession of controlled substance in Westport on March 26. Photo: Sophie Vaughan / Hearst Connecticut Media / Fairfield Citizen Bridgeport resident Jodaine Cowan was charged with possession of controlled substance in Westport on March 26.

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Bridgeport resident Jodaine Cowan was charged with possession of controlled substance in Westport on March 26.

Bridgeport resident Jodaine Cowan was charged with possession of controlled substance in Westport on March 26.

Photo: Sophie Vaughan / Hearst Connecticut Media

Bridgeport residents arrested for possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms

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WESTPORT — Two Bridgeporters were charged with possession of a controlled substance after a motor vehicle stop revealed the pair had marijuana and hallucinogenic mushrooms, police say.

At 10:45 p.m. on March 26 an officer observed a vehicle making an improper turn in the middle of Church Street South and conducted a motor vehicle stop of the car on Post Road East, police said.

Police identified the driver as Jodaine Cowan, 23, and the passenger as Chassidy Fernandez, 23. While speaking with Cowan and Fernandez, officers detected an odor of marijuana coming from inside the car, police said.

After a search of the car, police found a small amount of marijuana located inside the driver’s door, a ceramic bowl commonly used to smoke marijuana located inside Fernandez’s shoe, and a bag of hallucinogenic mushrooms tucked inside Fernandez’s waistband, which Cowan claimed as his own, police

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