State Police arrest two for possession in Mount Pleasant
Katherine P. Martyn (State Police)
Christopher M. Ortiz (State Police)
PLEASANT, N.Y. – State Police arrested two for possession of heroin and marijuana
in Mount Pleasant.
2, just before 2 a.m., State Police pulled over a red Lincoln for an equipment
violation on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the Town of Mount Pleasant,
talking to the driver, Katherine P. Martyn, 28, of White Plains, the
Trooper observed marijuana in plain view. Both Martyn and the passenger
of the vehicle, Christopher M. Ortiz, 28, of Yonkers were detained as
police conducted a further investigation.
In addition to 1 gram of marijuana, Troopers located four small plastic envelopes
containing a total weight of 1 gram of heroin during the investigation.
checks of Martyn and Ortiz revealed a stay-away order of protection against
Ortiz, naming Martyn as the protected party. Both were arrested and transported
to SP Tarrytown for processing.
and Ortiz were each charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance
in the 7th Degree, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.
was additionally charged with Criminal Contempt in the 1st Degree, a felony.
and Ortiz were released on Appearance Tickets. Martyn is due back in the
Town of Mount Pleasant Court on February 6, and Ortiz is due back in court on February
13 at 9:30 a.m.
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