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Castleton woman busted on drug charges in Nassau

NASSAU — A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Castleton woman in possession of 5 pills of acetaminophen and hydrocodone along with a small quantity of marijuana, village police said.

Crystal Hunter, 23, was a passenger in a car stopped just before 11:00 p.m. on Church Street in the village. The vehicle was allegedly speeding and operating with an “unsafe tire.” She was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Controlled Substance in a non-original container.

The driver, whose name was not released, was also arrested for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

Hunter was processed at Nassau Police Station before being released along with the driver on traffic and appearance tickets. They are due back in Village of Nassau Court at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15.


Dylan Rossiter

Dylan is the Founder and Editor-at-Large of The Upstate Courier. In the past, he has been a beat reporter covering Section II Athletics, Siena College men's basketball, the Tri-City ValleyCats, and breaking news. In Dylan's current role, he oversees newsroom operations and long-term planning. Dylan is a native of Castleton-on-Hudson and a graduate of Maple Hill High School.

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  1. Really? You publish a story about a ridiculous minor drug charge? That’s what people will see when they Google this girl’s name, forever. Nice work.

  2. I agree with Chas. Why does this crappy little
    Town of Nassau post pictures of innocent people, prior to being adjudicated?
    Answer; because the people are usually poor and have no means to stick up for themselves. Bullied by the local yokel police who have nothing better to do.

    Better watch out if you have an “unsafe tire” in the Village of Nassau.

    The charges are allegations that havent been proven.
    It serves no purpose, other than one sick individuals penchant for shaming people. I say sue the village for slander.

    Avoid Nassau village if you can. There’s nothing there anyway.
    Only some rogue security guards that pass for police officers.

    With all the bad press cops get lately, this just reinforces that poor image.