State police arrest four people on drug possession charges early Tuesday at a Lafayette convenience store.
State police responded to a call from a Byrne Dairy location on Route 20 in Lafayette about a suspious person. Troopers at the scene arrested Christopher Monk after finding narcotics and drug paraphenalia in his possession. Then troopers noticed a vehicle with people inside. Troopers saw addtional drug paraphenalia, along with a 3-year-old child.
Morgan Congdon, Stefanie Strauf, and Vincent Welshman were then arrested. All four face criminal possession of controlled substance charges, as well as unlawfully dealing with a child and endangering the welfare of a child. All four suspects were from Cortland County. Strauf was released on her own recognizance, while the other three were all held pending bail or bond.