PLATTEKILL – A Bronx man was arrested for possession of marijuana recently following a traffic stop for an equipment violation on I-87 in the Town of Plattekill.
New York State Police said Steven Nevarez, age 35, was allegedly found to be in possession of more than one pound of marijuana when Troopers established a probable cause to search his vehicle.
Nevarez was taken into custody and processed at SP Newburgh where he was charged with
- Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 2nd degree; a Class D Felony
- Unlawful Possession of Marijuana; a Violation
- Vehicle and Traffic Violation
Nevarez was arraigned in the Town of Plattekill Court and remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $2500. Cash or $5000. Bond. Nevarez is scheduled to reappear in the Town of Plattekill Court at a later date.