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Montgomery Co. Sheriff: Amsterdam man faces drug felonies after traffic stop

Steven A. Carrero
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Steven A. Carrero

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TOWN OF AMSTERDAM – An Amsterdam man has been arrested on felony drug charges after a traffic stop last week on Route 5 in the Town of Amsterdam, Montgomery County Sheriff’s officials said.

Steven A. Carrero, 30, of Academy Street, was arrested Thursday and charged with second- and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, felonies.

Deputies stopped Carrero for a traffic infraction. While speaking to Carrero, the deputy smelled marijuana from inside the vehicle. A search then uncovered 7.4 ounces of cocaine and a small amount of marijuana.

Carrero was also cited for violation marijuana possession and a traffic infraction.

Carrero was arraigned and ordered held.

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