Thursday, December 6, 2018



Brooklyn man arrested with five pounds of pot


PLATTEKILL – A traffic stop on the Thruway in Plattekill Tuesday night resulted in the arrest of a Brooklyn man on felony charges of criminal possession of marijuana.

State troopers said Umberto Lagalante, 23, had in his possession approximately 5.4 pounds of marijuana and marijuana cigarettes containing some 101 grams of concentrated cannabis.

Lagalante was also charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana as well as a violation for unlawful possession of marijuana. He was released on his own recognizance pending a future court appearance.

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