According to a news release, Elvin Castillo, 20, of Central Islip, was pulled over on Friday for speeding along Interstate 81 in Cortlandville. During the stop, a trooper determined that Castillo was impaired by drugs behind the wheel. He was also allegedly found to have “a small quantity” of marijuana, cops said.
Police said a passenger in the car, Kaan C. Ozcayir, 20, of Port Washington, was also arrested after he was also allegedly found to possess a small quantity of marijuana.
Castillo was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs. In addition, both men faces charges for unlawful possession of marijuana, the news release said.
The two were released on appearance tickets and will appear at the Cortlandville Town Court on Oct. 21.