Westport woman facing drug charges

A Westport woman is facing drug and forgery charges following a traffic stop earlier this week. Police Briana Pennell, 32, was found inside a car

Police Briana Pennell was found inside a car parked partially in the street in South Compo Road on Monday.

Police Briana Pennell was found inside a car parked partially in the street in South Compo Road on Monday. (11/6/15)

WESTPORT - A Westport woman is facing drug and forgery charges following a traffic stop earlier this week.

Police Briana Pennell, 32, was found inside a car parked partially in the street in South Compo Road on Monday.

Investigators say she and the other occupant seemed like they may be on drugs, so a police service dog was called in.

Police say they found one packet of heroin as well as two fake $20 bills in the car.

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