25 October 2019
  Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
   Troop T Commander



Plattekill, NY – On October 24, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87, in the town of Plattekill, for a vehicle and traffic violation.  The driver, Joseph D. Glover, 44, of Augusta, GA, was found to be impaired by alcohol.  Prior to conducting a vehicle inventory, Glover reported to State Police there was a firearm in the car.  Troopers then located a loaded Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun with a 15-round magazine in the vehicle. 
Glover was taken into custody, transported and processed at SP Newburgh where his blood alcohol content was determined to be .09%.  He was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree (loaded firearm other than a person’s home); a Class C Felony, Unlawful Possession Certain Ammunition Feeding Devices; a Class A Misdemeanor, and Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol; a Traffic Infraction.
Glover was arraigned before the Town of Plattekill Court and remanded to Ulster County Jail without bail.  No return court date is available at this time.

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