New York State Police seize over 200 pounds of marijuana

Posted at 9:03 AM, May 18, 2019

TOWN OF CHATHAM, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York State Police say over 200 pounds of marijuana was seized following a traffic stop Friday.

According to police, troopers conducted a traffic stop on the Berkshire Spur portion of the New York State Thruway in the Town of Chatham following a violation of the vehicle and traffic law.

Police say following a K9 detection a search of the vehicle was conducted and over 200 pounds of marijuana was seized.

29-year-old Corey W. Heald and 51-year-old Kelly L. Heald both of Massena, N.Y. face criminal possession of marijuana charges.

Both were arraigned in the Town of Livingston Court and remanded to the Columbia County Jail without bail.