Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office says that a traffic stop led to the arrest of a man for drug possession.

Police say that on Saturday evening they initiated a traffic stop of 28- year-old Gene Lacy of Albany, when they found him to be in possession of Crack-Cocaine.

Lacy is being charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally using drug paraphernalia, aggravated unlicensed operator of a motor vehicle, along with vehicle and traffic violations.

Police say Lacy was arrested and is being held at Albany County Correctional Facility and is set to be arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court Sunday morning.