I-495 traffic stop yields cocaine, Percocet pills
A New York man is to be arraigned today on drug charges after State Police discovered 31 grams of cocaine and almost 400 Percocet pills on him during a traffic stop on Interstate 495 north in Marlborough.
Lesley Isler, 29, of the Bronx was taken into custody early this morning on charges of trafficking cocaine and a Class B substance. Isler is to be arraigned in Marlborough District Court, State Police said in a statement.
At around 3 a.m., a trooper on patrol stopped a Honda Accord that had been driving in the breakdown lane and committing several other moving violations, the statement said.
The trooper stopped the car, and “developed information” that led to a search of the vehicle after a conversation with Isler, who was a passenger, another passenger, and the driver, the statement said.
That is when the trooper found cocaine and Percocet pills on Isler, the statement said.
The operator of the Honda, Rasheed Ahmad, 35, of New York, was issued a civil citation for several marked lanes violations, the statement said.
The trooper found a bag of marijuana on the second passenger, Thomas Hamilton, 22, also of New York. He received a civil citation for possession of less than one ounce of the drug as well as failure to wear a seat belt, the statement said.Melissa can be reached at email@example.com or on Twitter @Melissa__Hanson