Police dog helps sniff out drugs in beach parking lot

Police arrested a Shelton resident July 31 at Walnut Beach for allegedly having drugs and a scale inside a car.

It was about 7 p.m. in the beach parking lot when police came upon Jan Kamyszek, 21, of Ojibwa Trail in Shelton. According to a police report, members of the Narcotics and Vice Unit observed suspicious activity inside the vehicle. With the help of Police Dog ‘Cedar,’ authorities said they found 103 grams of marijuana, weighing scales and packaging materials in the car. Detectives also seized a large amount of cash from inside the vehicle, according to a police report.

Jan Kamyszek was charged with sale of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, and was held in police custody on a $2,500 bond