Westchester County police arrested a Massachusetts man on the evening of May 11 after he was found in possession of large quantities of cocaine and
marijuana as well as counterfeit prescription pills. The incident began about 5:30 p.m. when an officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Central Park Avenue near the Cross County Parkway in Yonkers. The officer detectedan odor of burnt marijuana in the vehicle and also observed a shopping bag on the rear seat containing what appeared to be marijuana in vacuum-sealed bags.
The driver was taken into custody. A satchel bag that he was wearing around his person was seized and found to contain a quantity of fraudulent Oxycodone
The vehicle, a Nissan Maxima, was impounded and towed to Westchester County police headquarters. A search warrant was obtained and more than four
pounds of cocaine, or approximately two kilos, was recovered along with almost 22 pounds of marijuana. In addition, a loaded magazine for a 9 mm handgun
was found in the car. Victor Ramos, 32, of Holyoke, Massachusetts, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 1st Degree, two
counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of Marijuana and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the
3rd Degree. All the charges are felonies.
Ramos was held overnight at county police headquarters in Hawthorne. He was arraigned on Tuesday, May 12 in Yonkers City Court and released on his