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Schenectady Co. Sheriff: Traffic stop leads to drugs, man’s arrest

Deputy Matthew VanWoeart, K9 Director Jeff Calder and K9 Robo with items seized in the stop
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Deputy Matthew VanWoeart, K9 Director Jeff Calder and K9 Robo with items seized in the stop

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SCHENECTADY — A traffic stop last week in Schenectady led to the seizure of amounts of cocaine, Ecstasy and more than $1,200 in cash, Schenectady County Sheriff’s officials said.

Diondrea McCaskill, 38, residence unavailable, was charged with three felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Deputies stopped McCaskill just before 8:30 p.m. last Wednesday evening in the area of Broadway and Millard Street. Inside the vehicle deputies found a gray bag in the back seat that contained 134 grams of Ecstasy and 110 grams of cocaine, police said.

Deputies also found a scale and a spoon in the bag and some of marijuana, according to the allegations.

McCaskill remained at the Schenectady County Jail Monday, held without bail.

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