RUTLAND — A 49-year-old man from New York was arrested in Rutland on Monday.
Police say they initiated a traffic stop for an observed motor vehicle violation on Grainger Street at around 11:00 p.m.
While speaking with the driver, identified as Paul Thomas, of Brooklyn, New York, indicators of drug activity were observed.
Police say a consent search and a subsequent search warrant revealed that Thomas was in possession of cocaine, a controlled substance.
He is also alleged to have had a criminal amount of marijuana.
Thomas was transported to the Vermont State Police Rutland barracks for processing.
He was released on a citation to appear in court to answer for the charge of possession of cocaine, marijuana, and a controlled substance.