ROME- A woman from Boonville, NY is accused of possessing a quantity of pills during a traffic stop, authorities say.
Kendal L. Rhone, 22, is officially charged with criminally possessing a controlled substance in the seventh-degree, according to Rome City Police Department.
It was shortly after 1:00 a.m. Sunday, June 12 when patrols noticed a vehicle – where the driver was maneuvering suspiciously near Black River Boulevard and East Dominick Street.
Police also mentioned the vehicle’s registration was suspended. A traffic stop was initiated, where Rhone was a passenger in the vehicle.
Investigation revealed the driver and Rhone were unlicensed, prompting a search of the vehicle.
Police said a pill bottle was located, which had its label removed. Inside were three-and-a-half pills of generic Xanax, police said.
The name of the driver was not provided from city police. Rhone was released on an appearance ticket.
There were no further details provided.