Police say two men were found driving on the Taconic State Parkway with weed and other drugs.

On Thursday around 10 p.m., troopers conducted a vehicle and traffic stop on a 2004 Toyota traveling on the Taconic State Parkway in Dutchess County.

A strong odor of marijuana was detected during the interview, police allege.

With the help of a City of Poughkeepsie Police Department narcotics K9 team, 39 grams of marijuana, Clonazepam, Carisoprodol and crack-cocaine were found, police say.

Nicholas Norris, 36, of Newport, M.E. and 33-year-old Clinton Jennings of Bronx were both charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. Norris was also arrested for criminal possession of marijuana.

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