David M. Herstein , of Eleven Levels Road, was stopped at 4:24 p.m. on Wednesday after his vehicle was spotted without a registration decal or front license plate, police said. Herstein was found to not have a license and to be operating an unlicensed vehicle, according to police.

Further investigation found that Herstein was in possession of quantities of a drug and syringes for which he could not produce a valid prescription, police said.

Herstein was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument as well as traffic infractions. He was released on $250 cash bail with an Oct. 15 court date in Southeast Justice Court.