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CDS & Drug Paraphernalia Arrest: On February 23, 2015 at 8:50 p.m., Ptl. Jay Hardy was monitoring traffic on Route 23 when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. Ptl. Hardy stopped the vehicle and made contact with the occupants. During their conversation, the officer detected an odor that he recognized to be raw marijuana. After a brief investigation, the passenger of the vehicle, Tyler Phillip Williamson, 20 years old of Smithtown, NY, was arrested, transported to headquarters and processed. Mr. Williamson was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance and has a pending date in court.
Capt. Christopher DePuyt
Operations & Public Information Officer