CHAMPLAIN — A Quebec woman was charged Thursday with possession of a controlled substance after marijuana was allegedly found in her car at the border.
Maxime Aubuchone, 21, of Pierrefonds, Quebec told border officials at the Port of Champlain that she was headed to Philadelphia to visit her family, according to a new release from U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Upon inspection Border Patrol officers detected an odor of marijuana, the Department of Homeland Security said in the release.
A search of the vehicle uncovered two black garbage bags in the space tire well, the release said.
The bags contained several cleaning and disinfecting containers filled with 4.4 pounds of green leafy substance that tested positive for marijuana, the release said.
Aubuchone was charged with possession of a controlled substance and was turned over to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.
FORT COVINGTON — A Fort Covington man was arrested June 7 by Malone-based State Police on three counts of third-degree criminal sale of a weapon.
Rockne R. Cox, 29, was also charged with one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Police said Cox allegedly sold three guns during the past year.
He was arraigned before Franklin County Court Judge Robert G. Main Jr. and taken to County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 insurance bond.
The investigation was conducted by the State Police Troop B Gun Investigation Unit, the Franklin County Narcotics and Border Task Force and the County District Attorney’s Office.
— By Staff Writers Felicia Krieg and Denise Raymo