MILFORD — A 27-year-old Derby man police said failed to obey a traffic signal allegedly was found to be in possession of a quantity of narcotics.

Francisco Soares of Derby Avenueis charged with possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics with intent to sell, operating under suspension, failure to obey a traffic signal and failure to appear in court.

Soares was arrested by Milford police in the area of Old Gate Lane when a traffic violation was observed and a motor vehicle stop was initiated.

During the course of the stop, it was learned Soares had a suspended license and had an active warrant for his arrest.

Soares was released after posting a $1,500 bond. He is due in court in Milford March 3.