ULYSSES, N.Y. (WENY) – A Seneca Falls man is behind bars after police say they found crystal meth during a traffic stop.

According to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office, deputies stopped a vehicle in the parking lot of the Valero on Trumansburg Road in the Town of Ulysses.

Police say the traffic stop was for an “equipment violation”, but during the course of the investigation, deputies utilized their narcotics canine who alerted for drugs inside of the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle reportedly resulted in the discovery of “drug related contraband”, including a quantity of crystal meth.

Police say the driver, Oliver Young, 28, of Seneca Falls, was arrested. Young was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree, along with traffic violations.

Young was sent to the Tompkins County Jail. He is set to appear at the Town of Ulysses Court at a later date.

Deputies were assisted by officers of the New York State Park Police. The case is still under investigation.