December 5, 2017




Three caught with two pounds of coke on Thruway

TOWN OF PLATTEKILL – Three Rochester men are in the Ulster County Jail without bail following their arrests on the Thruway in Plattekill early Sunday.

State Police stopped their vehicle for an equipment violation and a search of the vehicle and occupants resulted in the seizure of 2.8 pounds of cocaine.

Charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance were Ricardo E. Almenteros, 19, the driver, and Ricardo Almenteros, 52, and Edward Pearce, 24.  The older Almenteros was also charged with felony violation of probation or parole and the younger Almenteros was charged with a vehicle and traffic violation.


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