01 July 2020
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


Springville man arrested for drug possession in Machias

On June 30, 2020, SP Machias Troopers arrested John H. Pharner Jr., 38, of Springville, NY for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree.

During a traffic stop on State Route 242 in the town of Machias, Troopers determined Pharner to be in possession of methamphetamine.

Pharner was arrested and released with appearance tickets for Machias Town Court, where he is due to appear later this month.

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