31 December 2020

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander

Lagrange, New York – On December 29, 2020, the New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Michael J. Mays, age 42, of Schenectady, NY, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 4th degree, a class C felony.

At approximately 2:45 a.m., Troopers patrolling the Todd Hill Rest area on the Taconic State Parkway found a vehicle reported stolen with two individuals sleeping inside.  Further investigation revealed the vehicle was an unreturned rental, and Mays was in possession of approximately 9.8 grams of crack-cocaine.

Mays was arraigned before the town of Lagrange Court and released on his own recognizance, scheduled to return on February 16, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.


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