Three Newark, New York men are being held in the Broome County Jail without bail after New York State Police pulled them over on Interstate 81 North in Kirkwood April 2 and found almost one pound of suspected cocaine in the vehicle.

32 year old Matthew Simmons, 26 year old Ryan Rivera-Aponte and 48 year old Ray Rivera are all charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and marijuana possession.

Troopers say the 14 ounces of cocaine and marijuana have a potential street value between $50,000 and $75,000.

Officials say the investigation is continuing.


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