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State Police Make $80K Pot Bust Near Rye

State Police say they seized a loaded gun, more than $80K in marijuana, other drugs and cash on I-95 Sunday.

State Police Make $80K Pot Bust Near Rye

According to a report posted on the New York State Police website Monday evening, three Massachusetts men were arrested and charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd (B Felony), Criminal Possession of Marijuana 1st (C felony), and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (C felony) after a traffic stop Sunday evening on Interstate 95.

Jerome O. Isaac (5/18/83) and Alexis A. Garcia (7/2/84), of Springfield, MA and Deshawn C. Walton (4/8/85) of Indian Orchard, MA 11051 were arraigned at the City of Rye Court and remanded to the Westchester County Jail with no bail. 

State Police say the men were stopped for speeding in a work zone on Interstate 95 in the City of Rye. After observing a strong odor of marijuana, the vehicle was searched.

Police seized "over 14 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value in excess of $80,000. Also seized were numerous oxycodone pills, a loaded handgun and over $80,000 dollars in U.S . currency."

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