Albany County Sheriff’s arrest man for possession of drugs

Albany County Sheriff’s arrested Justin A. Bouldin, 47, on felony drug possession charges.

On Saturday around 10:30 a.m., Sheriff’s were conducting a traffic stop in the area of Sherman Street and Lexington Avenue when Bouldin fled from deputies in his vehicle.

Bouldin was taken into custody after a brief police chase.

After investigation, Bouldin was found in possession of around 430 grams of crack-cocaine and powdered cocaine, intended for distribution, said Sheriff Apple.

He was also found with a digital scale, typically used for weighing and packaging narcotics, said Sheriff’s.

Bouldin was charged with the following:

  • First-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (class A-1 felony)
  • Second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia (class A misdemeanor)
  • Second-degree obstruction of governmental administration (class A misdemeanor)
  • Third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (class B felony)
  • Third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle (class A misdemeanor)
  • Multiple traffic violations

Bouldin is due to appear in Albany City Criminal Court on Sunday, February 11.