CT man arrested on drug charges in Greenfield

GREENFIELD (WHDH) - A Connecticut man was arrested on drug charges in Greenfield, according to state police.

Police said troopers saw a car traveling without a plate light, and they stopped the car on Leyden Street.

The driver was identified as 32-year-old Tyler Junk of Windsor, CT. His passenger, who was experiencing a medical emergency, was treated at the scene.

As a result of an investigation and search of Junk’s car, troopers found a brass knuckle knife in the center console, a black backpack that contained a large plastic bag with green candy believed to contain THC, 9 small plastic bags containing 3.5 ounces of THC, and two open Bud Light cans.

THC, also known as Tetrahydrocannabinol, is the principal psychoactive ingredient in cannabis.

Troopers arrested Junk, and later found a plastic bag containing a white substance believed to be cocaine on him.

Junk was charged with possession with intent to distribute Class D and Class C drugs, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, number plate violation, possession of a class B drug, registration not in possession, and carrying a dangerous weapon.

Junk was released on $500 cash bail.

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