Schenectady women arrested after police find slew of drugs in car

Hayley Garrison, 19 // Margarita Lopez, 24

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police say two women have been arrested for being in possession of several different types of drugs.

On August 9 just before 11 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on Curry Road for a traffic violation. Both occupants of the vehicle were interviewed and during the investigation, troopers seized approximately 5 grams of crack-cocaine, about 45.5 grams of Xanax pills, approximately 222.1 grams of marijuana, and $5,901 in cash.

Police arrested the driver, 19-year-old Hayley Garrison of Schenectady and charged her with Criminal Possession Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession Controlled Substance with Intent to sell and Criminal Possession Marijuana.

The passenger, 24-year-old Margarita Lopez, also of Schenectady was charged with Criminal Possession Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Class B Felony, Criminal Possession Controlled Substance with Intent to Sell, Class B Felony and Criminal Possession Marijuana 4th Degree.

Both subjects were arraigned at the Town of Rotterdam Court and remanded to the Schenectady County Jail on no bail.

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