Police: Two face felony drug charge following traffic stop of rental car
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. – Police arrested two people on drug
charges following a traffic stop of a rental vehicle.
According to authorities, on Tuesday, a Gloversville Police
Officer stopped the vehicle on Carpenter Street. During the stop, the officer determined none
of the occupants of the vehicle were on the rental agreement.
Justin Jansen, 25, of Schenectady, was driving the car
although he allegedly did not have a license to operate the vehicle.
Detectives were called to the scene to interview Jansen and
the occupant, 26-year-old Chiffon Butler of New Jersey.
The interview led to the discovery of 23 grams of crack cocaine
in the vehicle with a street value of about $2,500.
Jansen and Butler were taken into custody for further
investigation. Bother have been charged
with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd
Degree, a felony. They have been arraigned in city court and remanded to Fulton
County Correction Facility on $50,000 cash bail.
The vehicle was also secured for further examination.
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