Big pot bust on the Thruway

State Police say two people from Utica are facing charges after they find more than three pounds of marijuana in their vehicle

Posted: Mar. 23, 2019 9:04 AM

Athens, NY – On March 22, 2019, at approximately 2:29 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the town of Athens. The driver, 19 year old Samantha M. Segara of Utica, NY, was found to be in possession of about 3 grams of marijuana. The passenger, 24 year old Xzavier T. Ross of Utica, NY, was found to be in possession of just over 3 pounds of marijuana.

Ross was taken into custody and was charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana 2nd degree; a Class D Felony. Segara was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. State Police did not provide a mugshot for Segara.

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