Pair face drug charges after Albany traffic stop

A Ravena man and Catskill woman are facing drug charges after a traffic stop.

Albany County sheriff’s deputies pulled over a car on Monday in the area of Henry Johnson Boulevard and Livingston Avenue in Albany for a traffic violation.

They found a quantity of heroin and cocaine, investigators said.

The driver, Brian K. Morrill, 55, was charged with three felony counts and one misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a controlled substance. He also faces charges of tampering with physical evidence and obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest.

He was due to be arraigned in Albany City Court on Tuesday.

The passenger, Kasmira Pepper, 36, was charged with a misdemeanor of criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was issued an appearance ticket and is due to appear in Albany City Court at a later date.