Acting Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On October 18, 2020 just before 8:00 p.m. State Police stopped Paul D. Simpson 63 of Highland, and Christopher F. Rielle, 40 of Highland, on Insterstate 87 in the Town of Lake George. Upon interviewing the driver, Simpson, State Police observed signs of drug use. A search of Simpson, Rielle and the vehicle found multiple duffel bags containing over 100 pounds of marijuana. Simpson and Rielle were transported to SP Queensbury where they were charged with Criminal Possession of Marihuana 1st degree (a class C felony) and transported to Warren County pending arraignment.