Local police find nearly 4 pounds of marijuana in vehicle during traffic stop

A California man was arrested in Frankfort Friday and charged with criminal possession of marijuana and criminal sale of marijuana, both felonies.

Posted: Oct 1, 2019 3:33 PM
Updated: Oct 1, 2019 4:10 PM

FRANKFORT, N.Y. –  A California man was arrested in Frankfort Friday and charged with criminal possession of marijuana and criminal sale of marijuana, both felonies.

Frankfort police stopped Vladyslav O. Dotsenko on Bleecker Street for texting while driving, and could smell marijuana inside the vehicle. This prompted the police to search the vehicle, where they found 3.7 pounds of marijuana, 54 vape cartridges containing THC, 39 packages of THC wax and 12 bottles of hash oil.

Along with the felony charges, Dotsenko was also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Dotsenko was remanded to the Herkimer County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $25,000 bond. Dotsenko is scheduled to reappear in Town of Frankfort court on Oct. 8.

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