Maintenance worker at Westport PD arrested, fired over pill

Police say a maintenance worker at the Westport Police Department has been fired and arrested after he dropped an Oxycodone painkiller pill he did not have a prescription for.

The Westport police chief says he witnessed this incident.

Police say Victor Ramirez, 50, did not have a prescription for the one Oxycodone tablet he had folded up in a piece of paper.

They say Ramirez admitted buying the tablet illegally from someone in Norwalk.

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