Canton man charged with drug possession in Madrid
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:58 am

MADRID – A Canton man was ticketed by St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies Feb. 25 on a drug possession charge after a traffic stop on State Highway 310.

Robert Van Schaick, 50, of 430 Irish Settlement Rd., was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Deputies report that after stopping Van Schaick’s vehicle, they detected an odor of marijuana when questioning him. During a search of the vehicle, Van Schaick was found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana, deputies said.

He was released, and is scheduled to appear in town court at a later date.