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Two accused of possessing heroin and hypodermic needles

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STOCKPORT, N.Y. - Two people were arrested following a traffic stop.

On Friday around 11 p.m., State Police say they stopped a car on State Route 9 for speeding. Upon investigation, police found the driver was in possession of heroin and hypodermic needles.

Police arrested Rita Wood, 25, for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh and posession of a hypodermic instrument.

The passenger in the vehicle, Nicholas Distano, 29, was also charged with possession of a hypodermic instrument and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Both subjects were released and ordered to appear in court later this month.


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