27 August 2020
 
 

 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Eric L. Laughton
 Troop E Commander
 

 

PRESS RELEASE

Traffic violation leads to drug arrest in the City of Elmira

 

New York State Police were on routine patrol in the City of Elmira late in the evening on Wednesday August 26th, when they observed a vehicle driving on East Miller Street with no headlamps on and not using the turn signal. Police found an open bottle of alcohol and drugs including cocaine in the vehicle. The driver, Savon Hinton, age 25 of Elmira, was arrested for Criminal possession of a controlled substance and several traffic violations. Hinton is to appear in the City of Elmira court at a later date.

You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.