Mt. Upton Residents Charged With Drug Possession in J.C. Traffic Stop
Four Mount Upton residents are accused of possessing drugs when their vehicle was stopped by Johnson City Police January 12 on Main Street for a traffic violation.
35-year-old Erick Wilcox, 54-year-old Sheila Eccleston, 38-year-old Chastity Viele and 38-year-old Bobbijo Nye were sent to the Broome County Jail.
Village Police say they pulled the vehicle at 7:50 p.m. and found Viele, who was driving the car, had a suspended license the other three Mount Upton residents were passengers.
Police say they found 10.4 grams of crack cocaine, one Lyrica pill, marijuana, a glass crack pipe and a digital scale commonly used to weigh drugs in the vehicle.
All four are charged with two felony counts each of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Eccleston is also charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance and violation of unlawful possession of marijuana. She was also wanted on a warrant out of the Village of Sidney.
Veile is additionally charged with misdemeanor drug possession, aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and having an uninspected vehicle.
Nye was found to be wanted on an arrest warrant out of the City of Binghamton.