New York Woman Arrested For Drug Offenses


Essence Aranda, 27
400 block of Marilyn Drive
Utica, New York 13502

Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Thursday, March 9, 2023, at approximately 11:05 PM, Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle speeding in excess of 100 miles per hour while on US Route 15. An investigation revealed that a passenger, Essence Aranda, was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The driver was cited for speeding. Aranda was arrested and transported to Cumberland County Central Booking for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.