Two Massachusetts men stopped by New York Police have been arrested on drug possession charges. State Troopers pulled a car over on I-84 in Southeast late Sunday night for vehicle and traffic violations, but could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. The driver, 25-year old Anthony Berube, and his passenger, 19-year old Jacob Lemasurier, were searched.
Investigation found Lemasurier was in possession of approximately 69.8 grams of marijuana, nine syringes and one cartridge all containing concentrated cannabis oil, approximately 2.8 grams of cocaine, and approximately 4 grams of MDMA.
Berube was found to be in possession of one cartridge of concentrated cannabis, approximately 4.3 grams of edible chocolate containing cannabis oil, approximately one gram of Alprazolam, approximately 0.6 grams of Xanax, and approximately 2.4 grams of marijuana.
Lemasurier was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 4th degree, a class C felony, Criminal Possession in the 5th degree, a class D felony, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the 4th degree, Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia, all class A misdemeanors.
Berube was charged with four counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, a class A misdemeanor, and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana, a violation.
Berube was arraigned and released for a future court appearance, while Lamasurier was ordered held on bond.