Monroe vehicle stops lead to three arrests
Three separate vehicle stops by Pocono Mountain Regional police officers have led to criminal charges being filed against the drivers.
On Monday at 12:47 a.m., police stopped a vehicle along Route 196 at Country Place Drive in Tobyhanna for a faulty headlight. The driver was identified as Roshane Foster, 23, of Tobyhanna. He admitted having a small amount of marijuana. A consent search was conducted of the vehicle and a large amount of marijuana, scale and plastic packaging bags were found.
Foster was taken into custody and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, criminal use of a communication facility, both felonies; possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.
Also on Monday at 12:59 a.m., police made a traffic stop along Route 611 at Fork Street in Mount Pocono for traffic violations. The driver was identified as Syid Boyd, 23, of Newark, New Jersey. A consent search of the vehicle was conducted and a large amount of marijuana, digital scale and other drug paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking were found.
Boyd was taken into custody and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, a felony; possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.
On Thursday at 2 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop along Kinney Avenue in Mount Pocono for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Alejandro Carabello-Lopez, 43, of Long Pond. He appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and was given a series of field sobriety tests, which he failed. He was taken into custody and transported to the county DUI center for a blood draw.
Charges pending the test results include driving under the influence and several motor vehicle code violations.