ALBANY, N.Y. – Three men from New York City were arrested
after speeding in a workzone on Thursday.
State Police say they were patrolling on I-90 when they witnessed
a black Volkswagen was speeding in a construction zone. As the Trooper approached the vehicle, he
could smell marijuana.
More Troopers arrived to the scene in order to interview all
three subjects separately.
Curtis Henry, 34, of Manhattan, Isaiah Ledgister, 23, and Travis
Stewart, 24, both of the Bronx, were taken to the State Police station for more
questioning. During this time
authorities found Henry had a warrant for his arrested out of Oneida, NY. He was turned over to the Oneida Police
Ledgister and Stewart were detained for giving false names
to police. After Troopers found the true
identity of the men, they discovered Stewart was in possession of 30 grams of
crack cocaine and 11 grams of MDMA.
Ledgister was found with 29 grams of marijuana and he is also a Fugitive
from Justice. According to State Police,
he is a fugitive by way of a probation warrant out of Bergan County, NJ. This stemmed from a forgery charge.
Stewart has been charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled
Substance in the 2nd and 3rd Degree and False
Personation. He also had an NYPD Bench Warrant which will be answered after his
Ledgitser has been charged with Fugitive of Justice,
Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 5th Degree and False