Cohoes man faces drug, weapons charges after domestic incident

A Cohoes man was arrested on drug and weapon charges after a domestic incident.

Police executed a search warrant at the second floor of 16 Division St. on Tuesday following an investigation into a report of a domestic incident. Officers found 14 grams of crack cocaine and a loaded 357 magnum. 

Alexander Polanco, 33, was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a narcotic drug intent to sell, criminal possession of a narcotic drug, criminal possession of a weapon, menacing, aggravated family offense and criminal obstruction of breathing.

He was arraigned in Cohoes City Court and sent without bail to Albany County Jail.