Michael K. Labaff, 32, and Jamie L. Oshier, 30, both of Canton, was charged by State Police on June 4 with a count of misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Mr. Labaff was also charged with driving while intoxicated by drugs and alcohol and possession of a hypodermic needle which are both misdemeanors.
He was also cited with operating a motor vehicle without an inspection certificate, having stickers in his windshield/rear window, exhaust system violation, windshield tint violation, and safety glass violation.
Troopers charge that at 12:40 a.m., during a welfare check on the occupants of a vehicle which was seen parked and running in the parking lot of Route 11 Trucking in the town of Canton after business hours, Mr. Labaff, the driver of the vehicle, was discovered in possession of a needle loaded with heroin and a glass smoking pipe with crack-cocaine residue. His passenger, Mr. Oshier, was also discovered in possession of a small quantity of heroin, they said.
According to troopers, after a drug recognition evaluation, Mr. Labaff was charged.
Mr. Labaff was arraigned in Town Court and was sent to St. Lawrence County jail on $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bail bond.