Driver stopped for speeding, passenger arrested with possession of marijuana



Major William F. McEvoy
Troop C Commander


(Richfield Springs, NY – October 10, 2018) – On October 4, 2018 at approximately 1:00 a.m., New York State Police at Richfield Springs arrested Ericson L. Shank, age 20 of Brookfield, NY for the misdemeanors of Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the fifth degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree. 
Troopers observed a vehicle speeding on State Route 20 in Richfield and initiated a traffic stop.  Shank was the back-seat passenger of the vehicle, an investigation found Shank to be in possession of marijuana and cannabis oil.  The driver of the vehicle was issued a ticket for speeding and Shank was released on appearance tickets.  Both are due in the town of Richfield Court on October 17, 2018.   

Ericson L. Shank