Pawling man charged with drug possession
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Robin H. Benziger
Troop K Commander
Pawling, New York – On April 16, 2015, New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Dover Barracks arrested Nicholas Gast, 28 years old, of Pawling, New York, for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana, a Violation.
New York State Parole requested State Police assistance with executing a warrant for Gast’s arrest. As officers approached Gast’s residence, he attempted to flee on foot. Gast immediately surrendered to police and was taken into custody. Subsequent to his arrest, Gast was found to be in possession of marihuana, Suboxone, and Tramadol.
Gast was turned over to Parole and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail. He is scheduled to appear before the Town of Pawling Court on April 23, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.