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PIKE –State Department of Environmental Conservation Police on the scene of a fish-stocking effort at a local stream discovered something fishy when they investigated a complaint of a suspicious vehicle in the area.

The officers last week found a small amount of marijuana in the possession of Dale R. Rathbun, 53, of Piffard, who was inside the car, off of Lamont Road.

Rathbun was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and having an open container of an alcoholic beverage – both violations.

State police in Warsaw made the arrest. Rathbun was released on a ticket to appear in Pike Town Court later.

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