Albany traffic stop leads to gun, drug charges

An Albany man is facing gun and drug possession charges.

Jameek Baker, 30, was pulled over around 7:30 Wednesday evening at Henry Johnson Boulevard and Livingston Ave.

During the traffic stop, deputies found a semi-automatic handgun he wasn’t allowed to have, and crack cocaine, they said.

Baker was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was taken to the Albany County Jail.

This is what police say they found during a traffic stop on Albany on Jan. 10, 2023. Jameek Baker was arrested.