A 19-year-old Nyack man who was a passenger in a car stopped on Main Street in Nyack for traffic violations has been hit with drug possession charges, according to Orangetown police.
Ryan J. Cangro, 19, of 2 Charles St., Nyack, was arrested at 2:21 a.m. Saturday. In addition to the drug charges, police said Cangro is accused of having a forged New Jersey driver's license.
Police said that after they stopped a 2005 Honda they found Cangro with 39.6 grams of marijuana and 2.5 sticks of the prescription medication Xanax,, a drug that is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression.
Cangro, police said, also had a fraudulent New Jersey driver's license that indicated he is 23-year-old. Cangro was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a felony, fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor, and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.
Cangro was arraigned in Nyack Village Court and released on $700 bail pending a Sept. 1