Driver Stopped for Obstructed License Plate by I95 Exit 5 Faces Multiple Charges

On Thursday, April 12 around 11:00am, Greenwich Police observed a vehicle with an obstructed rear plate in the vicinity of I-95 and exit 5.

A Dept of Motor Vehicles query indicated the vehicle’s registration was suspended for lack of insurance compliance.

The driver, Oliver Fernando Vasquez, 35, of Piave Street in Stamford, gave a fake ID to officers on scene.

Then, when inventorying the vehicle, police found white powder testing positive for cocaine, as well as a fake Pennsylvania driver’s license.

Vasquez was arrested and charged with Violating Readable/Lost Plates, Driving with Suspended License, Illegal Possession, Forgery 2 and Interfering with an Officer.

Mr. Vasquez was able to post his $5,000 bond and was released. He has a date in Stamford Superior Court on April 27, 2018.