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Posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 2:39 pm

NEW BALTIMORE — An early Tuesday morning traffic stop on I-87 in New Baltimore resulted in the arrest of two Hudson residents.

According to New York State Police, a Trooper pulled over a gold Lincoln for failing to signal, and detected a strong marijuana odor when talking with the driver.

After being asked to exit the vehicle, police say the driver Elliot R. Green, age 27, removed 14.5 grams of marijuana from his pocket.

Green also allegedly possessed 76 small glassine envelopes, which contained 2.28 grams of heroin, said police.

The passenger, Angellic P. Innamorato, age 32, allegedly possessed one glassine envelope containing heroin.

Both Green and Innamorato were arrested and transported to Albany for processing and, according to police, Innamorato was found in possession of an additional 5 envelopes of heroin and 9 Oxycodone pills.

Green was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

Innamorato was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor, and possession of a controlled substance in a non-original container, a violation.

Green and Innamorato were booked without further incident, said police, and issued appearance tickets returnable to the Town of New Baltimore Court on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 4 p.m.

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