Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander
On 10-26-2019, Troopers arrested Christina L. Gearman, 18 of Gowanda, N.Y. for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree. The passenger in the vehicle, Preston R. Finch-Gerkulak, 18 of Perrysburg, NY was arrested for 2 Counts of Criminal Possession of a Control Substance 7th Degree and Unlawful possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree.
Gearman was stopped on Main St in the Village of South Dayton for a traffic violation. While interviewing Gearman a strong odor of marijuana was detected. Gearman was found in possession of a clear plastic bag containing marijuana. Finch-Grekulak was found in possession of cocaine, MDMA, and smoking pipe containing Marijuana residue. Both Gearman and Finch-Grekulak were issued appearance tickets to appear in South Dayton Court next month.