Man and Woman Arrested for Possessing Drugs and a Weapon, According to Authorities

Zhurnay Hardy, 30, of Medford and Shepherd, 34, of East Patchogue, were booked on multiple charges.

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SCPD arrested Zhurnay Hardy, 30, of Medford and Shepherd, 34, of East Patchogue for possessing drugs while her child was in the car on Tuesday, June 5.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Medford, NY - June 6, 2017 - Suffolk County Police arrested a Medford man and an East Patchogue woman for possessing drugs while her child was in the car on Tuesday, June 5, 2017 at approximately 9:30 a.m.
 
In response to information received about drug activity in a car on Maple Lane in Medford, a Sixth Precinct Patrol officer investigated and discovered drugs and a weapon in the car and arrested Zhurnay Hardy, and Christina Shepherd. Shepherd’s three year old child was in the car at the time.
 
Hardy, 30, of Medford and Shepherd, 34, of East Patchogue were each charged with three counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Criminal Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Defacement of a Weapon, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree. Hardy was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree.
 
Child Protective Services assisted and the child was released to a family member.
 
Hardy and Shepherd will be held overnight at the Sixth Precinct and are scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Tuesday, June 6.
 
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