Albany man arrested for stealing car and drug possession

A 22-year-old man is behind bars facing drug charges after deputies found him with a stolen vehicle.

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The Albany County Sheriff’s Office says they saw a vehicle matching the description of a reported stolen vehicle from Schenectady on Saturday.

Sheriff’s deputies stopped the vehicle in the area of Washington Avenue and Lark Street.

They say Joey Ward Junior was driving the car and was taken into custody.

Deputies say he also had drugs on him.

He’s facing several charges and being held in Albany County Correctional Facility.