Two Hudson Falls men arrested with over 100 grams of cocaine on Northway, police say

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MOREAU, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Late Tuesday evening, state police say they pulled over Matthew N. Smyth, 36, and passenger Phillip R. Scoville III, 33—both of Hudson Falls—for a traffic infraction while traveling on Interstate 87 in Moreau.

During the stop, troopers say police dog on the scene indicated there were drugs in the vehicle. After a search, police say the men had about 106 grams of cocaine.

Police arrested both on the same charges: Third-degree criminal possession of a controlled narcotic drug substance, and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with an intent to sell. These B-class felonies are worth up to 50 years if convicted.


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