Drug Arrests at Hudson Valley Bus Station
The arrests took place at the bus station in Kingston on Friday.
According the Ulster County Sheriff's Office, the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team arrested three people on coach buses that were arriving at the bus station on Washington Avenue in uptown Kingston during, what is being called a narcotics enforcement detail.
On Friday, police and drug sniffing dogs set up at the bus station to try a locate illegal drugs be transported by people riding the buses.
The buses were coming in to Kingston from all over and as they arrived the police searched the bags and such, that were stored in the compartments below the buses.
The searches resulted in 3 people being arrested for possession of marijuana.
Brian Salaway, 21, of Oneonta, Nicholas Lindsay, 20, of Brooklyn, and Joseph Parry, 23, of Lynbrook, were all charged with the violation of possession of marijuana. Salaway was also charged with possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.
All three men were released with tickets to appear in Kingston court at a later date.