Michael Randall Times Herald-Record @MikeRandall845
COCHECTON – State police charged a woman from Maine with felony marijuana possession on Thursday.
State police said troopers went to check a report of a suspicious vehicle on Skinners Falls Road in the Town of Cochecton. While they were interviewing the driver, Sylvie R. Whitaker, 24, of Industry, Maine, a strong odor of marijuana was coming from the vehicle, police said.
Troopers searched the vehicle and found approximately 12 ounces of marijuana.
Whitaker was charged with third-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a felony. She was arraigned in Town of Thompson Court and sent to Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail, pending further court action.