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Two Colonie traffic stops lead to felony drug arrests

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COLONIE — Two recent traffic stops led to felony arrests and the recovery of fentanyl, cocaine and heroin, Colonie Police Department reported on Monday.

According to a press release, Guy K. Crawford of Mount Vernon was arrested and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, among other charges on Sept. 20.

After two patrol officers stopped Crawford for failing to stop and impeding traffic, they discovered a small amount of heroin and marijuana, police said. Crawford also had 13 suspensions on his license and upon further investigation officers found 29 grams of fentanyl in his Scottish Inn motel room, according to a release.

Crawford was arrested and arraigned in Colonie Justice Court and released to appear at a later date.

After a traffic stop on Sept. 17, Roosevelt B. Cobb, of Watervliet, was arrested and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally using drug paraphernalia among other charges.

When officers stopped Cobb for failing to signal, they discovered that he was in possession of 15 grams of cocaine, 20 glassine envelopes of heroin and $1,200, police said.

He was arraigned before Colonie Justice Court on Sept. 18 and was remanded to Albany County Correctional Facility with no bail for a preliminary hearing in town court on Sept. 21.

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ROBERT E MITCHELL

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