Long Island man arrested following a traffic stop

Major Robin H. Benziger
Troop K Commander
Maceranka, Andrew

Pleasant Valley, New York – On January 31, 2015, New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested 26-year-old Andrew J. Maceranka, of East Moriches, New York, for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree, a Misdemeanor, and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana, a Violation.

Troopers stopped a car traveling on the Taconic State Parkway for speeding. Following an interview of the driver, who was identified as Maceranka, an odor of marihuana was detected emanating from the vehicle. Maceranka was found to unlawfully possess marihuana, heroin, and oxycodone.

Maceranka was arraigned before the Town of Pleasant Valley Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $2000 cash or $2000 bond. He is scheduled to return to the Town of Pleasant Valley Court on February 24, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

Author: Harlem Valley News