Stopped for Speeding, Wolterstorff Faces More Drug Related Charges

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Robert Wolterstorff photographed after his Jan 18, 2017 arrest for Assault 2nd degree and Sale of Narcotics.. Photo courtesy Greenwich Police

Robert Wolterstorff, 24, of 54 Old stone Bridge in Cos Cob was arrested by Greenwich Police on Tuesday around 12:30pm after officers observed a blue Honda Civic traveling 50 MPH in a 35 MPH zone.

Officers conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver, Mr. Wolterstorff, who was alone. He was unable to provide proof of insurance.

Officers observed in plain view marijuana remnants all over the floor of the car. A vehicle search yielded a quantity of multiple narcotics, narcotics paraphernalia and other contraband.

Robert Wolterstorff, 24, Aug 22, 2017 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

Robert Wolterstorff, 24, Aug 22, 2017 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

Wolterstorff was placed under arrest and charged with Failure to Keep Drug in Original Container, 5 counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, two counts of Use or Possession with Intent to Use drug Paraphernalia, Illegal Possession and Possession of Marijuana less than 1/2 oz.

He was also charged with No Insurance and Speeding.

Wolterstorff, who graduated GHS in 2011, was able to post his bond of $50,000 and was assigned a date in court on September 26, 2017 in Stamford Superior Court.

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Robert Wolterstorff photo from Greenwich High School Compass yearbook, 2011.

Wolterstorff is familiar to Greenwich Police. In January his bond was $100,000 after he  was arrested following a lengthy investigation stemming from a near fatal heroin overdose of a person in Greenwich on Dec. 29, 2016.

Back in May 2014, he was sent to state prison after pleading guilty in court to multiple charges. Wolterstorff, who hadn’t been able to make bond, remained detained throughout court proceedings. Once he was sentenced on March 10, 2014, he moved from jail to prison.

According to the Connecticut Judicial Branch’s website, Wolterstorff’s troubles stem back to 2011 when he was 18:

Charged with Burglary 3rd Degree (Class D Felony) committed on Jan 10, 2012 Wolterstorff pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year.

Charged with Larceny 2nd Degree (Class C Felony) committed on May 19, 2012, Wolterstorff pleaded guilty and was sentenced to one year.

Charged with Larceny 3rd Degree (Class D Felony) committed July 25, 2011, Wolterstorff pleaded Nolo Contendere  and was found guilty and sentenced to one year.

Charged with Larceny 6th Degree (Class C Misdemeanor) committed July 29, 2011, Wolterstorff pleaded guilty, sentenced to 90 days.

Charged with Burglary 3rd Degree (Class D Felony) committed on April 17, 2013, Wolterstorff pleaded Nolo Contendere and was found guilty, sentenced to one year.

Charged with Credit Card Theft (Class A Misdemeanor) committed on May 4, 2013, Wolterstorff pleaded guilty, sentenced to one year.

Charged with Burglary 2nd Degree (Class C Felony) committed Jan 16, 2013, Wolterstorff pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 9 Years Jail, Execution Suspended After 3 Years, Probation 3 Years.

See also:

Greenwich Man with History of Narcotics, Burglary and Larceny Charges Arrested Again

Six Figure Bond for Greenwich Man Charged after Investigation of Near Fatal Heroin Overdose

Wolterstorff Arrest Twist: Accomplice Charged with Tampering with a Witness and Harassment

Another Near Fatal Heroin Overdose Results in Three Arrest Warrants

 

 

  • Christine Lavin

    Its just so sad to see someone who could have been so bright and had the opportunity to be someone but he would rather keep getting into trouble it is just sad and I really hope he changes because he is still young and can change!!! My prayers are with you Robert. Please learn from this and become a better man. You should be tired of this lifestyle it is not the way to go…change now for yourself and for the community!!