Man arrested for drugs in Home Depot parking lot in NY State

A New York man is facing multiple charges as State Police discovered him impaired while sitting in his vehicle in a parking lot.

In the state of New York, Tilem & Associates states that committing a second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle can result in a fine ranging from $500 to $1,000. Additionally, individuals may face imprisonment for a period of seven to 180 days or be placed on probation.

Man Busted For Cocaine in Home Depot Parking Lot, Says Officials 

The New York State Police announced in a press release that they apprehended a 33-year-old man from Lockport, NY on the afternoon of January 20th.

State Police received a call about a male in a vehicle who was possibly unresponsive at a Home Depot store in Lockport. Upon arriving at the scene, State Police found the suspect in a 2011 Ford Escape and confirmed that he was responsive.

During the interview, State Police noticed indications of drug-related impairment in the man. Additionally, troopers observed a glass pipe containing cocaine on the passenger seat of his vehicle. Consequently, the suspect was taken into custody and later transported for further processing.


According to State Police, they evaluated the man with the help of a drug recognition expert and obtained a urine sample. As a result, the man is now facing charges of 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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