A Hudson Valley teen is facing felony charges for allegedly possessing cocaine.

During a traffic stop on Route 212 in the Town of Saugerties, police allegedly found 19-year-old Joshua M. Rua of Saugerties in possession of 20 grams of cocaine.

Rua was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, and a misdemeanor for criminal using drug paraphernalia.

Rua was arraigned in the Town of Saugerties Justice Court and remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of undisclosed bail.

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