KINGSTON – Ulster County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives arrested two Raleigh, North Carolina residents on charges following a traffic stop in the area of Route 9W and Delaware Avenue in the City of Kingston.
Investigation found the driver, Jeremy Richardson, 28, was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. The front seat passenger, Vontrece Johnson, 30, was wanted for a felony arrest warrant in Alabama for chemical endangerment of a child.
A search of the vehicle and the occupants revealed several forged North Carolina identifications and driver’s licenses and marijuana.
The vehicle was registered to a third person in Alabama.
Johnson was charged with nine counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument as felonies and chemical endangerment of a child on the Alabama arrest warrant. He is held without bail.
Richardson was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful possession of marijuana and several traffic violations. He is in the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.