MASSENA, N.Y. (WWTI) — Two New York City residents were arrested upstate after they were found in possession of drugs, weapons and a significant amount of cash at a traffic stop, police said.

The Massena Police Department on Friday arrested 34-year-old Jerrell D. Hewitt and 20-year-old Zimmah Wellington, both from Brooklyn, following a traffic stop on East Orvis Street in Massena.

During the traffic stop, police seized 43.18 grams of crack, 15 grams of ecstasy, brass knuckles, $3,281 in U.S. currency and $40 in Canadian currency from the car Hewitt and Wellington were driving, officials said.

Both were charged with three felonies, including:

  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, Intent to sell narcotic drug, B Felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, Possession of a narcotic drug, B Felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree, Possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, D Felony

Hewitt was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, which is a Class D Felony. This was following a previous conviction.

The Massena Police Department was assisted on the scene by New York State Police Canine and Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police.