Major Robert E. Patnaude
Troop G Commander
On April 16, 2020, State Police in Saratoga arrested 41-year-old Bryan E. Gailor of Ballston Spa, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree- Intent to Sell (B felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree- Narcotic Drug (B felony), Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st degree (E felony), Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs- Prior Conviction (E felony), Operating a Vehicle Without an Interlock Device (A misdemeanor), and Resisting Arrest (A misdemeanor).
State Police responded to I-87 in the area of the Twin Bridges shortly before 10:00 p.m. last night, after receiving a report of an erratic operator. Troopers located the vehicle northbound and after observing multiple vehicle and traffic infractions, attempted a traffic stop. The vehicle, driven by Gailor, initially sped away from the Trooper, before pulling over and coming to a stop.
Investigation determined that Gailor was operating on a suspended license and was also in possession of approximately 35 grams of cocaine. Gailor was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert and found to be impaired.
Gailor was processed and issued an appearance ticket for Malta Town Court on May 14, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.