Major Richard J. O’Brien
Troop G Commander
On May 24, 2022, the New York State Police in Latham arrested 26-year-old Jalon Roberts of Albany for Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree (C felony) and Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree (A misdemeanor).
At approximately 3:03 p.m. on May 9, 2022, State Police observed a speeding vehicle traveling on I-787 south in the city of Albany. The trooper could not immediately catch up to the vehicle and located it a short time later after the driver had failed to negotiate the ramp at South Pearl Street and collided with a CDTA bus. The bus was empty at the time of the collision and its driver was uninjured. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene on foot. A loaded 9mm un-serialized “ghost” gun was located inside with vehicle.
The following investigation revealed that the vehicle involved was a rental car that was operated by Jalon Roberts. Roberts turned himself in at SP Latham on May 24th and was processed. He was arraigned in Albany City Court and released to the supervision of probation.