Major Dennis J. Schager
Troop G Commander
On March 18, 2023, State Police of Wilton arrested Alexia L. Azan, 19, of Fort Edward, NY, and Joshua T. Waddell, 42, of Fort Edward, NY, both for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. Mathew Bennett, 40, of Queensbury, NY, was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree and Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the Second Degree.
On March 18, 2023, at about 8:20 p.m., Troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in Moreau after observing multiple Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. The driver was identified as Waddell, and passengers as Azan and Bennett. The investigation discovered all three possessed controlled substances. In addition to controlled substances, Bennett possessed drug paraphernalia with drug residue on it.All three were transported to SP Wilton for processing. They were all issued appearance tickets returnable to the Moreau Town Court on April 5, 2023, and released.