A man wanted by Port Chester police on two warrants faces a new drug charge after being arrested by cops working in plain clothes on Purdy Avenue, according to village police.
Karon Martin, 31, who told police he is homeless, was spotted by police officers at about 2:45 p.m. Friday. Martin was stopped and arrested because of warrants stemming from a criminal mischief charge from October 2011 and a petty larceny charge in June 2012.
As police searched Martin they found a candy cigarette box. Police said that inside that box were five prescription medication pills for which Martin does not have a prescription.
Martin was hit was a new charge, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, as a result of police finding the pills.
Martin was ordered held in the Westchester County Jail in Valhalla pending a Port Chester Village Court hearing.