January 9, 2017

Pike residents arrested in NY on drug charges

MONTGOMERY – A traffic stop on I-84 in Montgomery resulted in the arrests of four Pennsylvania residents on January 5.

State Police stopped the vehicle for speeding and investigation found that the vehicle driven by Walter Griffith, 36, contained illegally possessed oxycodone pills. As a result, police charged all four occupants with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

In addition to Griffith of Dingmans Ferry, troopers charged Gianna Rose, 20, also of Dingmans Ferry; Kristin Strouse, 36, of Matamoras; and Stephen King, 34, of Milford, with the felony offense.

All four were sent to the Orange County Jail.  Bail was set at $25,000 cash or $50,000 bond for Griffith and King and $10,000 or $20,000 bond Rose and Strouse.






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