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NJ Man, 21, Whose Mercedes Failed To Maintain Lane Faces Drug Charges

Alex Malinowski, 21, of Fair Lawn, N.J., has been charged with drug possession after a traffic stop in the Ulster County town of New Paltz.
Alex Malinowski, 21, of Fair Lawn, N.J., has been charged with drug possession after a traffic stop in the Ulster County town of New Paltz. Photo Credit: New York State Police

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. -- A New Jersey man is facing drug charges after he was arrested in New Paltz last week, state police said.

Alex Malinowski, 21, of Fair Lawn in Bergen County, was piloting a 2001 Mercedes Benz SUV on Route 299 in the Ulster County town on Friday, March 19, when state police pulled him over for failing to maintain his lane, police said.

The arresting officer said Malinowski had psilocybin mushrooms and marijuana in his possession.

He was charged with criminal third-degree possession of a controlled substance, a felony; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, police said.

Malinowski was processed at the state police barracks in Ellenville and arraigned in Town of Rochester Court.

Sent to Ulster County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 secured bond, he is to appear in Town of New Paltz Court on Tuesday, March 22.

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