Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Police Find Over 1 lb. of Marijuana Following Traffic Stop

Steven Nevarez

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.


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