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Two Face Charges After Stop On Route 22 In Amenia

Edgard Digirolamo
Edgard Digirolamo Photo Credit: New York State Police
Kerri J. Higgins
Kerri J. Higgins Photo Credit: new york state police

AMENIA, N. Y. – Edgard Digirolamo, 33, of Gaylordsville, Conn. was charged Oct. 22 with driving while impaired by drugs and possession of a controlled substance, police said.

New York State Police from the Dover Plains barracks initially pulled Digirolamo over on State Route 22 for failing to utilize a directional signal. Police said he was found to under the influence of drugs and in possession of crack cocaine.

A State Police Drug Recognition Expert evaluated Digirolamo and confirmed that he was impaired at the time of the stop, according to reports.

A passenger in the vehicle, Kerri J. Higgins, 35, of Gaylordsville, Conn., was also charged with possessing crack-cocaine.

Both were released on summonses pending a court appearance.

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