MALTA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people after, they said, officers found drugs in the car they were parked in. Madeline Valentine, 27, and Ryan Klippel, 29, both of Cohoes were arrested on April 21.

On Thursday, at about 9:35 p.m., a Sheriff on patrol located a car parked in the Shenantaha Park in Malta. Police said after further investigation Valentine and Klippel were allegedly found to be in possession of crack cocaine, cocaine, Xanax, suspected heroin, glassine envelopes, and digital scales.

Both charged:

  • Fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (felony)
  • Seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor)
  • Second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor)

Police said Valentine and Klippel were ordered to be released. Both were issued an appearance ticket to return to the Malta Town Court at a later date.