A man suspected in an attempted murder in Philadelphia was arrested after a traffic stop on Interstate 684 in Bedford, state police said.
The man, who told police that he was a 32-year-old Brooklyn resident Clarence Moss, was accused of being in a vehicle that had 250 decks of heroin, 125 rocks of crack, brass knuckles and a marijuana cigarette. He was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, which are felonies, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor.
linked to the alleged attempted murder, which police say
involved a July shooting, through a fingerprint match. Police
say that the man used the name Brandon McCall in connection with that
Additionally, a 29-year-old Brooklyn woman named Shenika Edwards was found in the car, police said, and arrested. She was charged with the same counts as Moss, plus a count of unlawful possession of marijuana, which is a violation.
The two were pulled over on Sept. 14 after allegedly speeding, according to police. They were subsequently arraigned in North Castle's court and then remanded to the Westchester County jail in Valhalla. They are due to appear in Bedford's court on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. Moss is also being held by Pennsylvania authorities, according to police, and is being treated as a fugitive from justice.