Trenton traffic stop leads to drug charges for Poland man

31-year-old Ryan Barnard of Poland (Photo provided by New York State Police)

A Poland man is facing drug charges after he was allegedly found to have cocaine during a traffic stop, according to New York State Police.

Posted: Oct. 8, 2018 10:41 AM

A Poland man is facing drug charges after he was allegedly found to have cocaine in the car during a traffic stop, according to New York State Police.

On Oct. 6, state police stopped a vehicle driven by 31-year-old Ryan Barnard on State Route 12 in the town of Trenton for a seatbelt violation. Police say during the traffic stop, Barnard was found to be in possession of a clear plastic bag with approximately 28.1 grams of cocaine, and a vape cartridge with cannabis oil.

Police say an investigation also found that Barnard’s license had been suspended for failure to answer summons.

Barnard is charged with felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Barnard is being held in the Oneida County Jail on $15,000 cash bail or $45,000 bond.

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