Bronx man arrested for felony drug possession

06 May 2021

Captain John J. Ryan
Acting Troop K Commander

East Fishkill, New York – On April 29, 2021, the New York State Police arrested Justin A. Castillo, age 19, of Bronx, NY, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree with intent to sell, both class B felonies.

At approximately 8:50 p.m., Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2012 Jeep Cherokee for multiple vehicle and traffic law violations on the Taconic State Parkway in the town of East Fishkill.  Investigation discovered Justin Castillo possessed approximately 55 grams of crack-cocaine.

Justin Castillo was arraigned before the Honorable Judge Romig of the town of East Fishkill Court and released on his own recognizance to reappear before the court on May 5, 2021, at 9:00 p.m.

Author: Harlem Valley News