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Harrison Police Make Several Drug-Related Arrests

HARRISON, N.Y. - Several drug-related arrests were made in Harrison last week, according to police reports.

On Nov. 30, Harrison police arrested and charged Patrick Burke of Valhalla after reports said he admitted to have been smoking marijuana when police pulled him over. After he was stopped, officers said they found several plastic bags of marijuana and two glass pipes with marijuana residue. He was released with a return court date of Dec. 13.

Sean Elumba of Stamford, Conn. was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated Dec. 5 after police initially pulled him over for speeding. After his arrest, police reports said officers also found a powdery substance that appeared to be cocaine inside his wallet.

Another apparent marijuana-related incident occurred on Nov. 27 when police pulled over a White Plains man during a traffic safety check. Reports said police recovered several small bags of marijuana from the man's car and a smoking device from his trunk. He was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and did not show any signs of physical or mental impairment, police said.

A similar incident occurred last week when police stopped a Port Chester man at a safety checkpoint and recovered marijuana wrapped up in a sock inside his car, reports said. The man confessed to be in possession of the marijuana after police said he appeared nervous during the stop, reports said. He was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana..

Police reported to also have charged a New Rochelle man on Dec. 1 after a traffic stop led police to recovering non-prescription methadone from his vehicle.

A Rye Brook man was also arrested and charged last week with multiple drug-related charges after police found a plastic bag of ecstasy in his car.

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