COEYMANS, N.Y.- An early morning routine traffic stop in Coeymans, turned in to a heroin bust on the thruway on Sunday.
Police arrested 47-year-old Michael Rumrill of Clifton Park and his passenger, 23-year-old Erica Melendez of Schenectady.
During the stop, they found Rumrill in possession of a hypodermic needle and Melendez in possession of heroin.
Melendez was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession. She was arraigned in court and sent to the Albany County Jail on $25,000 bail.
Rumrill was charged with a misdemeanor and was later released with an appearance ticket.
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