AVON – Two men were arrested after a traffic stop on I-390 by a Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputy Wednesday night on numerous charges including heroin possession and DWAI, during which the passenger passed out and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Zeb Davis, 29, of Angelica, NY, was arrested for DWAI Drugs, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Seventh Degree, Unlicensed Operator, and Vehicle and Traffic violations, and Robert Skinner, 35, of Friendship, NY, was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Seventh Degree.
At approximately 11 p.m. on June 24, Deputy Brandon Flickner stopped a vehicle on I-390 southbound in the Town of Avon for a NYS vehicle and traffic infractions. Subsequently the driver, Davis, was found to be in possession of 14 baggies of what appeared to be heroin, and was arrested.
Skinner, the passenger, was found to be under the influence of a narcotic and passed out during the traffic stop. Skinner was transported by ambulance to the hospital for further treatment, and arrested.
Both subjects are to appear at Town of Avon Court on a later date to answer their charges.
Assisting on scene was East Avon Fire, Avon Ambulance, along with Sergeant Matthew Orman and Deputy Martin Herkimer of the Sheriff’s Office. Sergeant Joseph Breu, a certified Drug Recognition Expert, did the assessment of Davis related to the DWAI charge.