Traffic stop on I-684 leads to heroin arrest

Southeast, New York – On December 6, 2019, the New York State Police from the Brewster barracks arrested Thomas R. King, age 26, of Waterbury, CT, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree with intent to sell, both class B felonies.
At approximately 9:08 a.m., Troopers conducted a vehicle and traffic stop of a 2019 Nissan Sentra operating as a taxi service on Interstate 684 for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law.  Investigation by the Trooper led to a probable cause search of the vehicle, and the discovery of approximately 95 decks of heroin belonging to the passenger Thomas King.
King was arraigned before the town of Patterson Court, and remanded by the Honorable Judge Anthony Mole to the Putnam County Jail in lieu of $1,500.00 cash bail or $3,000.00 secure bond.  King is next scheduled to appear before the Court on December 19, 2019, at 1:00 p.m.


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