Three New York City residents were hit with drug charges after an accident on the Interstate-84 which led to the discovery of drugs and baked goods laced with marijuana, according to State Police.
The arrest stem from the investigation of a one-car accident on I-84 at about 6:40 p.m.. on Thursday in the Town of Montgomery in Orange County. State troopers said they discovered a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, klonazepam and several items of baked goods that were laced with marijuana found in the vehicle driven by Alexandra Connolly, 20.
Connolly and her passengers, Alexander Bates, 20, and Brittany Yu, 19, all from Manhattan, were charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of marijuana. Connolly was also charged with the seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and several traffic violations.
All three were arraigned by Montgomery Town Justice Harry Mills and ordered held in the Orange County jail on $1,000 bail pending a March 20 hearing in Town of Montgomery Court.