NEWBURGH – The New York State Police announce the arrest of Joshua S. Mendez, age 28, of Newburgh.
Following a Vehicle and Traffic stop for speeding, it is alleged Mendez was found to be driving while intoxicated. It is also alleged that Mendez was also in possession of a stolen Sig Sauer, .380 caliber pistol and a quantity of Marijuana.
Mendez was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, a Class C Felony, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th, a Class E Felony, and Criminal Possession of Marijuana, a Class A Misdemeanor, DWI as well as other Vehicle and Traffic Law Violations.
Mendez was arraigned in the City of Newburgh Court before Justice Trachte, and remanded to the Orange County Jail on $75,000 bail.