Staff members discovered heroin on the man following a crash on the Taconic Parkway. 

On October 16, Troopers investigated a one car personal injury automobile crash on the Taconic State Parkway in the Town of LaGrange.

The operator of the vehicle,  Adam M. Roberts, age 24, of Poughkeepsie, was en route to Poughkeepsie from New York City traveling Northbound on the Taconic State Parkway.

He stated to officers that he fell asleep at the wheel.  Roberts’ vehicle went off the roadway and struck a rock embankment.

Roberts was transported to Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital with severe trauma injuries.

Hospital staff providing care for Roberts found heroin on his person and notified the State Police.

On October 21, 2017 after sufficiently recovering from his injuries Roberts was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance fourth-degree for possessing approximately ten grams of Heroin.

Roberts was arraigned and remanded to Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail, $20,000 bond.