Police: Rotterdam man had nearly 6 grams of crack


Jeremy W. Hill

— A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Rotterdam resident on charges of possessing crack cocaine.

State Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Friday, June 8, at approximately 4:03 p.m., on the Thruway in the Town of Canajoharie. The driver, Jeremy W. Hill, 35, was allegedly found to be in possession of 5.9 grams of crack cocaine, hydrocodone pills and a “small quantity” of marijuana, according to police reports.

Hill was arrested and he was charged with criminal possession of controlled substance in the fourth degree, a felony, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Hill was arraigned in the Town of Canajoharie and remanded to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility with no bail pending further court action.

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