NORWICH – Michael B. Mack, 26, of Utica New York appeared in Chenango County Court on August 3, 2015 before Chenango County Court Judge Frank B. Revoir Jr. for the purpose of a possible change of plea.
Mack – known by his street name 'Murder' – appeared in court with his attorney Sean Becker, who was filling in for Mack’s original attorney, Alyssa Congdon.
Assistant District Attorney Michael D. Ferrarese spoke on behalf of the people.
Prior to this latest court date, Mack was arrested for and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell in the third degree, a class B felony; criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a class A misdemeanor; and tampering with physical evidence a class E felony. Mack previously entered a plea of not guilty to the top charge of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree.
This arrest occurred after a traffic stop in which Mack was said to be the passenger in the vehicle. Mack was found to be smoking marijuana when the driver was stopped on June 5, 2015.
Kristine Tiffany, 31, of Norwich was the driver of the vehicle during the traffic stop. During the time when both Mack and Tiffany were taken into custody, it is alleged that they attempted to conceal crack cocaine on their persons. Mack was found to be in possession of crack cocaine and an amphetamine based substance at the time the arrest was made.