Major Robert E. Patnaude
Troop G Commander
August 5, 2019 – SP Latham BCI
New York State Police from SP Latham arrest 46-year-old Duey B. Forte for felony of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana during to a traffic stop in the City of Albany.
After being pulled over for a seat belt violation, the Trooper smelled an odor marihuana emanating from Forte. A search of his person resulted in the seizure of marihuana and crack cocaine.
Forte was processed at SP Latham and arraigned in the City of Albany Court. He was remanded in lieu of bail due to previous convictions, and a preliminary hearing was scheduled for August 8th.