Traffic Stop on NYS Thruway Yields $16k in Drugs

September 12, 2010 · by rosenblumlawfirm · in
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This past Saturday at approximately 1a.m., five individuals were stopped for vehicle and traffic violations during routine traffic stops on the New York State Thruway in the Town of Clarkstown.

Troopers discovered marijuana in one car, around 3 oz. of crack cocaine and more than one half-ounce of heroin having a street value of about $16,000 all together.  The individuals were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree.  One individual was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, one with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and unlawful possession of marijuana, one with with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree and unlawful possession of marijuana and one with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Arraignment was held in Clarkstown Town Court.