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Troopers: Schoharie County traffic stop leads to cocaine, pills, man’s arrest

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MIDDLEBURGH – A Thursday afternoon traffic stop in Middleburgh led to the discovery of cocaine and pills, as well as the driver’s arrest, state police said.

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Joseph R. Rabbitt, 19, of Broome, was charged with one count of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, along with three counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanors.

Troopers stopped Rabbitt just before 4 p.m. Thursday on Route 145 in Middleburgh, state police said.

When the trooper approached the vehicle and spoke with Rabbitt, the trooper could smell marijuana coming from inside the car.

After conducting a probable cause search of the vehicle, troopers found Rabbitt with about 1.5 grams of cocaine, as well as a quantity of oxycodone, Xanax, codeine and about 12.5 grams of cannabis wax, state police said.

Rabbitt was processed and released to appear in court later.

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