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Camp Bisco Related Drug Arrests

ROTTERDAM/DUANESBURG -- State Police arrested multiple people over the weekend for drug related charges on their way to Camp Bisco.

State Police arrested 22 year old Donald Mitchell, of Arlington, Virginia for drug possession following a tip that he was carrying a large quantity of drugs. He was located walking along Batter St just outside the Camp Bisco concert. While being questioned, a Schenectady County Sheriffs K9 alerted to the presence of drugs in Mitchell's back-pack. A search of the back-pack yielded Ketamine, MDMA (Ecstasy), LSD, and $1,895.00 in U.S. Currency. Mitchell was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in multiple degrees. He was arraigned in Rotterdam Town Court, and remanded to the Schenectady County Jail on $15,000.00 bail.

State Police also arrested 20 year old Rachel Costa, of Carmel, following a traffic stop in Rotterdam. Costa, in the area with friends to attend the Camp Bisco, was stopped and found to be in possession of MDMA (Ecstasy) and a marijuana smoking pipe. Costa was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. She was released on cash bail and is to return to Rotterdam Town Court on July 22, 2013 at 4:00 PM.

Justin Ellenberg, 21, of Avon, Connecticut, was also arrested by State Police after the vehicle he was operating was stopped because he was texting while driving. Ellenberg was charged with three counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Ellenberg was in the area to attend the Camp Bisco Music Festival. At the time of the stop, Ellenberg possessed psilocybin mushrooms, MDMA (Ecstasy), LSD and marijuana. He was charged and released on bail and is to return to Duanesburg Court on July 22, 2013 at 7:00 PM.

Lastly, State Police interrupted a drug delivery to Camp Bisco when they stopped a vehicle because the operator was texting while driving.Thirty-two year old Randy Doviak of Kimball, Michigan, who was stopped while texting and driving in Duanesburg. Located in the car was concentrated cannabis (Hash), and marijuana. While being questioned, Doviak admitted to leaving his two sons, ages 8 and 13 at a hotel in Schenectady, while he went to the Camp Bisco Music Festival to deliver the drugs. Troopers immediately went to the Holiday Inn located on Nott Terrace in the City of Schenectady to check on the welfare of the children. Located in the hotel room with the children was additional Hash and marijuana. Both children were in fine health and Child Protective Services was contacted and made arraignments for their care. Doviak was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of Marijuana and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He was arraigned in the Town of Duanesburg Court and remanded to Schenectady County Jail with no bail.
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