Truckers face drug charges

MANSFIELD – Anthony Martinez, 38, and James A. Williams, 29, both of Rochester, N.Y., were charged with drug possession by state police at the Welcome Center on Route 15 in Tioga Township March 19.

According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson’s office, the two truck drivers pulled their trucks into the weigh station at Welcome Center for a routine check and were found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Police said Martinez had a rolled-up marijuana cigarette and was jailed in lieu of $1,000 bail.

Williams had 31.3 grams of marijuana in a plastic container and four other separate bags of the drug, police said. He was jailed in lieu of $2,500 bail and his preliminary hearing set for March 27.