Tinted Windows on BMW Leads to Motor Vehicle Stop, Foot Pursuit, Drug Charges

On Monday Dec 17 around 7:00pm Greenwich Police patrolling the area of Ritch Ave by Exit 2 of I-95 initiated a motor vehicle stop of a car with heavily tinted windows.

The car, a 2010 BMW 528 xi, stopped by the entrance to Byram Park.

While speaking with the driver, later identified as Vincent Tyrone Chambless, 29, of Grace Church Street in Port Chester, the officer detected the odor of marijuana.

As the officer began to conduct a probable cause search of the car the suspect took off on foot, running west on Ritch Ave.

The officer caught up to Chambless and arrested him.

Chambless was found in possession of 13.1 grams of cocaine, 1.2 grams of marijuana, a pack of small zip log baggies, $2,349 in cash and two digital scales.

He was charged with Illegal Operation of Motor Vehicle without Tint Inspection, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts), Operating a Drug Factory, Possession with Intent to Sell narcotics, Possession Controlled Substance greater and 1/2 Oz Cannabis, Possession less than 1/2 oz Cannabis and Interfering with an Officer/Resisting Arrest.

His bond was set at $50,000, which he was able to post. He has a court date in Stamford Superior Court on Jan 2, 2018.