A Leicester woman Rochester man and are facing drug possession charges following a traffic stop by a Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputy and his K-9 partner on Interstate 390 in the town of Avon.
While making the stop, the deputy saw the passenger of the vehicle allegedly throw items out of the window onto the Interstate.
During an investigation following the stop it was determined that bags containing heroin were thrown from the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle, Carleigh E. Chappel, 29, of Leicester, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and following too closely, a violation. She was issued appearance tickets to return to court at a later date.
The passenger of the vehicle, James P. Jachim, 24, of Rochester, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor, and tampering with physic evidence, a class E felony.
Jachim, who also had an active warrant issued by the Rochester Police Department for a criminal mischief charge, was arraigned in Avon Town Court before Judge Michael Torregiano and remanded to Livingston County Jail on $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond.