ROUSES POINT COUPLE NABBED IN MALONE DRUG BUST AFTER TRAFFIC STOP

A routine traffic stop on State Route 11 in the town of Malone for failure to signal a lane change, turned into a drug bust for state police. The driver of the car… 55 year old George Coupal and the passenger… 31 year old Samantha Coupal… both of Rouses Point… were arrested after they were found in possession of cocaine and marijuana. They each were charged with one count each of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Possession of Marijuana. The two were arraigned at the town of Malone Court, and both then sent to the Franklin County Jail, where they were being held in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, or $20,000 bond.