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Bow police arrest N.Y. man on drug charges, saying they found him asleep at the wheel with $3,426 on hand

February 25. 2018 1:35PM
Ryan Farrand (Bow Police Department)

BOW - A New York man faces a drug charge after police say they found him asleep behind the wheel at the Bow Mobil station Friday morning - with drugs and thousands of dollars in cash in the vehicle.

Ryan Farrand, 34, of Brooklyn, N.Y., is charged with DWI and possession of narcotics with intent to sell.

Police were called to the gas station, which is just off I-89 at 519 South St., shortly before 11 a.m., to check on a man sleeping in a vehicle.

The officers were able to wake the driver and asked him to participate in field sobriety tests. Farrand was then arrested for DWI.

The officers also discovered, and seized, 7 grams of a substance they suspected was heroin along with $3,426 in cash, according to a news release.

Farrand was released on $11,000 personal recognizance bail, with arraignment set for March 15 in Merrimack County Superior Court.

Bow police officers seized 7 grams of a substance they suspected was heroin along with $3,426 in cash from Ryan Farrand of Brooklyn, according to a news release. (Bow Police Department)

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