January 24, 2018
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, NY – Livingston County Sheriff Tom Dougherty reports that Deputy Shawn Whitford, who was assigned to the Operation Safe Interstate Initiative, stopped a vehicle on Interstate 390 in Avon, for numerous alleged Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. Officials say that the driver, Andrew S. Crosson, 28, Bath, was found to have had a suspended NYS driver’s license (five times suspended).
Officials say it was discovered Crosson had concealed drugs, and began showing symptoms of his body absorbing the drugs. As a result, an ambulance was called to the scene. Crosson was transported to a hospital for treatment and while there, the drugs were recovered, three bags of heroin and one bag of crack cocaine.
The charges against Crosson are: two counts of felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, felony Tampering with Physical Evidence, 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd degree, as well as the Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. When Crosson was released from the hospital, Deputy Mike Wade and Deputy Mike Miller arrested him. Crosson is in Livingston County Jail without bail.