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05 December 2018
Brooklyn, NY man arrested for possessing over 5 pounds of Marihuana subsequent to a traffic stop.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
Troop T Commander
Umberto A. Lagalante
Plattekill, NY – On December 4, 2018, at approximately 8:10 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87, in the town of Plattekill for several vehicle and traffic violations. During the Trooper’s interview of the driver for the traffic violations probable cause to search the vehicle and its occupants was established. The driver Umberto A. Lagalante, age 23, of Brooklyn, NY, was found to be in possession of approximately 5.4 pounds of Marihuana and Marihuana cigarettes containing approximately 101 grams of concentrated cannabis. Lagalante was taken into custody, transported and processed at SP Newburgh where he was subsequently charged with:
Lagalante was arraigned in the Town of Plattekill Court and released on his own recognizance. No return court date available at this time.
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