Update: This article was updated to indicate that the charge against one of the men was dismissed and court documents related to the case sealed, court records indicate. We have subsequently removed his image and name from the post.

Six men are all facing felony charges after police located multiple drugs, including psilocybin mushrooms during a traffic stop. 

On February 24, 2018, State Police conducted a traffic on Route 9W in the Town of Lloyd.

During the traffic stop, troopers located psilocybin mushrooms, a hallucinogenic substance, as well as cocaine and marijuana.

The following individuals were arrested:

  • Jared D Miller, 21 of Bellmore, N.Y. - Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance third-degree (class B felony) and Criminal Possession of Marijuana
  • Jared S Cowen, 19 Oceanside, N.Y. - Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance third-degree (class B felony)
  • A charge against a 20-year-old Dix Hills man was later dropped and court records sealed, court documents provided to WPDH indicate
  • Michael J Sardiello, 21 of Dix Hills, N.Y. - Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance third-degree (class B felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance fifth-degree (class D felony), Criminal use of Drug Paraphernalia second-degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana
  • Ethan S Teper, 19 of Plainview, N.Y. - Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance third-degree (class B felony)
  • Steven M Estes, 19 of Melville, N.Y.  - Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (class B felony)

All of the defendants were arraigned before the Town of Lloyd Justice Elia, and remanded to Ulster County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail, or $5,000 bond.