State police arrest a couple from Hurley on weapons and drug charges

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03 January 2022
 Major Paul M. DeQuarto
 Troop F Commander

City of Kingston – On January 1, 2022 at approximately 1:25 a.m., state troopers from the Kingston barracks stopped a 2010 Nissan Altima on North Front Street for a Vehicle and Traffic Law Violation. Troopers had the operator of the vehicle, identified as Jeannie M. Ferraro, age 21 from the town of Hurley step out of the vehicle after she was found to be in possession of a small amount of cocaine. While speaking with Ferraro she stated that she had a gun in the vehicle. Troopers then removed the passenger from the vehicle, he was identified as Christopher J. Williams, age 38 also from the town of Hurley. A search of the vehicle yielded a five-dollar bill containing cocaine residue, a P80 pistol with no serial number, a magazine containing bullets, orange pills weighing 91 grams, a switchblade knife and a suitcase containing 10 pounds of marihuana.

Williams and Ferraro were both charged with Criminal Possession of Cannabis, Criminal Possession of a Firearm 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Sell 3rd degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, all felonies. Both were also charged with misdemeanor of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree.

They were arraigned in the Town of Hurley Court in front of Town Judge Parker, and both were released on their own recognizance.

Author: Harlem Valley News