Schenectady Man facing drug charges after traffic stop

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AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) –  Dheeraj Sukhu, 29, of Schenectady is facing multiple charges after police say they found several drugs in his car following a traffic stop. They say they found approximately 2.5 grams of cocaine, more than 375 grams of marijuana, concentrated cannabis, and a quantity of ecstasy.

Sukhu was pulled over on State Route 5 in Amsterdam Tuesday afternoon. Troopers said they could smell marijuana and searched his car finding the drugs.

Charges:

  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree (felony)
  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th degree (felony)
  • Criminal Sale of Marijuana (felony)
  • Criminal Possession of Marijuana 3rd degree (felony)

Sukhu was issued an appearance ticket and is due in Amsterdam Town Court on August 27 at 6 p.m.

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