Two men jailed without bail after being charged with possessing 250 ecstasy pills in Potsdam
Monday, June 4, 2012 - 2:21 pm

POTSDAM – A Norwood man and a Brooklyn man are being held without bail after Potsdam Village Police say they found them in possession of more than 250 ecstasy pills following a traffic stop Saturday.

Zachary D. Linsky, 20, of Norwood and Lamarion J. Blanks Jr., 19, of Brooklyn were charged Saturday at 11 a.m. with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic stop on Market Street.

Linsky was additionally charged with failure to use headlights with windshield wipers.

Linsky was driving a 2000 GMC Yukon. Police say he was initially stopped because he failed to use his headlights while using his windshield wipers. Following the stop, police received assistance from the New York State Police K-9 unit. The investigation revealed more than 250 ecstasy pills and a small amount of marijuana.

St. Lawrence County Drug Taskforce and members of the Department of immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Border Enforcement Security task assisted at the scene.

Linksy and Blanks were arraigned in Potsdam Village Court and sent to St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility where they are being held without bail.

Both men are scheduled to reappear in court June 6.