23 September 2019
 
  NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
  Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
   Troop T Commander
 
 


PRESS RELEASE
 

 

New Paltz, NY – On September 20, 2019, at approximately 8:05 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the town of New Paltz for a vehicle and traffic violation.  Upon interviewing the driver, probable cause to search the vehicle was established.  The driver, Keith A. Berish, 33, of Port Ewen, NY, was found to be in possession of over 80 grams of marijuana. 
 
Berish was taken into custody and transported to SP Newburgh where he was charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana 4th degree; a Class A Misdemeanor and a Vehicle and Traffic Violation. 
 
He was released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of New Paltz Court on October 8, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
 
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