A couple pulled over on the Taconic State Parkway was allegedly in possession of drugs.

On Thursday around 10:45 a.m., New York State Police from conducted a traffic stop of a 2017 Honda Civic on the Taconic State Parkway in the town of Stanford.

During the interview police determined the driver, 27-year-old Shyrelle J. Goines of Massachusetts, was driving with her driving privileges in New York were suspended, police say.

A continued investigation led to the discovery of approximately 3.9 grams of Lorazepram, according to New York State Police.

Goines and her passenger, 37-year-old Damon A. Neal of Queens, were both charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor, and possession of a controlled substance in non-original container, a violation. Goines was also charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor.

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