CORNWALL – A Brooklyn man was charged with felony drug possession after state police stopped his car on the Thruway in Orange County Tuesday night.
State police said they stopped the car driven by Matthew D. Nisbett, 36, of Brooklyn, for several vehicle and traffic violations just before 9:30 p.m. An interview with Nisbett established probable cause to search the vehicle and its occupants.
Police said Nisbett possessed approximately 3.2 grams of methamphetamine, 14.8 grams of marijuana, two capsules of MDMA and a pipe containing methamphetamine residue.
Nisbett was charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony; one count each of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, both misdemeanors; unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation; and multiple vehicle and traffic violations.
He was arraigned in Town of Cornwall Court and has been released on $1,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond, pending further court action.