On March 5, 2018, at approximately 10:39 p.m., State Police conducted a traffic stop on State Route 9N in the town of Ticonderoga near Vineyard Road, on a vehicle traveling 60 MPH in a 45 MPH zone. The operator, Maximiliano Mesones, 25, of Crown Point, was found to have a suspended license. He was also found in possession of approximately 93 grams of liquid concentrated marijuana, approximately 1.3 grams of concentrated cannabis, and approximately 3 grams of marijuana.
Mesones was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of Marihuana 4th degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree, and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana. He was additionally ticketed for speed in zone and aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd degree.
Mesones was arraigned in the Ticonderoga Town Court where he was remanded to Essex County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail, or $5,000 secured bond.