Acting Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On July 14, 2020, State Police in Fonda arrested 29-year-old Dheeraj Sukhu of Schenectady for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree (B felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th degree (D felony), Criminal Sale of Marihuana (D felony), and Criminal Possession of Marihuana 3rd degree (E felony).
State Police stopped Sukhu for a traffic infraction as he traveled on State Route 5 in Amsterdam Tuesday afternoon. When the Trooper spoke with Sukhu, they could smell the odor of marihuana coming from inside of the vehicle. A subsequent search of Sukhu and the vehicle revealed that he was in possession of approximately 2.5 grams of cocaine, over 375 grams of marihuana, concentrated cannabis, and a quantity of ecstasy.
Sukhu was taken into custody and transported to SP Fonda for processing. He was issued an appearance ticket and is due in Amsterdam Town Court on August 27, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.