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Drugs and stolen license plate found in Lewis County

Posted 12/12/22

A quantity of drugs were seized from a Lewis County man who was pulled over for speeding in a car with stolen plates Friday evening.

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Drugs and stolen license plate found in Lewis County

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WEST TURIN — A quantity of drugs were seized from a Lewis County man who was pulled over for speeding in a car with stolen plates Friday evening, according to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's deputies said Tyler J. Wilkinson, 31, of Lowville, was pulled over for speeding at 72 mph in a 55 mph zone on Route 12 in West Turin shortly before 8 p.m. Friday. Wilkinson was driving a 2018 Honda Accord, deputies said, and it was determined that the license plate on the vehicle had been reported stolen.

Wilkinson was also driving on a suspended license, authorities stated. A quantity of narcotics were also found in the vehicle, deputies said.

Wilkinson is charged with one count of seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance and several vehicle and traffic violations, deputies said. He is scheduled to appear in West Turin Town Court. 

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