Tuesday, March 6, 2012
COXSACKIE, N.Y. (AP) — A 48-year-old Massachusetts man and his daughter are being held in an upstate New York jail after state police say the pair was found with marijuana-laced hard candy after they were pulled over.
Officials say troopers stopped Gary Fox of Reading, Mass., on Monday in the southbound lanes of Interstate 87.
Troopers say they found more than a pound of marijuana and about 40 pounds of hard candy laced with concentrated cannabis inside the vehicle. Police say the candy was packaged in bags separated by flavor, which included butter rum, cherry, coffee, orange, root beer and sour apple.
Fox, 48, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana amd criminal possession of a controlled substance. His daughter, Kayla D. Fox, 24, Grand Street, New York City, who was a passenger in the car, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. Both subjects were arraigned in the town of Catskill Court and remanded to the Greene County Jail on $15,000 bail.