Albany man arrested on warrants, also faces new drug charges

A 23-year-old Albany man is facing drug charges.

Albany County Sheriff’s deputies were on routine patrol in the area of First Street and Judson Street late Tuesday afternoon, when they saw a man get out of his car who had multiple warrants for his arrest.

Deputies interviewed the man, Mohammed Alsamaraae, who also had a quantity of pills laced with fentanyl, police said.

Alsamaraae was charged with misdemeanors of criminal possession of a controlled substance and aggravated unlicensed operation. He was turned over to the custody of the Menands Police Department.