A New York man is in hot water after State Police discovered him impaired in his vehicle while parked. The individual is now facing multiple charges.
In the state of New York, Tilem & Associates states that the punishment for second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle includes a minimum fine of $500 up to $1,000. Additionally, individuals may face imprisonment for a period ranging from seven to 180 days or probation.
Man Busted For Cocaine in Home Depot Parking Lot, Says Officials
In an afternoon arrest on January 20th, the New York State Police apprehended a 33-year-old man from Lockport, NY, as stated in a press release.
State Police were called to a Home Depot store in Lockport after receiving a report about a male in a vehicle who appeared to be unresponsive. Upon their arrival, State Police found the suspect, who was inside a 2011 Ford Escape, to be responsive.
During the interview, State Police discovered indications of drug impairment in the man. Troopers also noticed a glass pipe containing cocaine on the passenger seat of his vehicle. As a result, the suspect was immediately arrested and taken for further processing.
According to State Police, they assessed the man with the help of a drug recognition expert and collected a urine sample. The man is currently facing charges for Driving While Intoxicated by Drugs, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree, Criminal Possession of a Narcotic 4th degree, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd degree.
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