Acting Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On July 12, 2020, State Police in Queensbury arrested 52-year-old Stephen Metivier and 45-year-old Ivette Metivier of Queenbury. Both were charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd- Intent to Sell (B felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree- Narcotic Drug (B felony), two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree (A misdemeanor), Unlawful Growing of Marihuana (A misdemeanor), Criminal Possession of Marihuana 3rd (E felony), and Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd degree (A misdemeanor).
Stephen and Ivette Metivier were arrested following the execution of a search warrant at their residence in the town of Queensbury. On July 12, 2020, State Police Investigators and uniformed Troopers seized approximately 18 large marihuana plants, almost two ounces of cocaine, a quantity of psychedelic mushrooms, concentrated cannabis, numerous amphetamine pills, and assorted drug paraphernalia.
A search warrant for the residence was obtained after an investigation into a possible marihuana grow at the home.
The couple was taken into custody at the residence and transported to SP Queensbury for processing. Both were arraigned in Warren County Centralized Arraignment Part and released on their own recognizance. They are due to appear in Queensbury Town Court on August 3, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.