A 33-year-old woman and a man from Westchester are facing a variety of drug charges after a traffic stop in Orange County.
Troopers stopped a vehicle on Route 17 in the Town of Monroe for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law at about 1:10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23.
The driver of the vehicle, 37-year-old Mykell Gray of Yonkers, was found to be in possession of marijuana and charged with criminal possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of marijuana.
The passenger, 33-year-old Sarah Jimenez of Hazelton, PA, was found to be in possession of a large quantity of MDMA (ecstasy), narcotic pills (not prescribed to her), and marijuana, police said. Jimenez was charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, including felonies for possessing a hallucinogenic substance and intent to sell) as well as unlawful possession of marijuana.
Both were arraigned in the Town of Monroe Court. Gray was remanded to Orange County Jail in lieu of $500 cash bail. Jimenez was remanded without bail pending further court proceedings.
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