Police: Penn Yan man faces array of charges after large quantity of meth found in his vehicle

Police say a Penn Yan man faces an array of charges after officers found a large amount of methamphetamine inside his vehicle.

Tino Rivas, 48, was stopped by police on Tuesday after being spotted by an officer who had knowledge that he didn’t have a valid driver’s license.

When Rivas was stopped on Main Street, he got out of his car and started to vomit on the side of the road.




He was placed through a series of field sobriety tests, which he failed, according to officers. A check of his licensed verified that it had five revocations.

He was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, as well as criminal possession of a controlled substance. Other charges are pending.

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