05 August 2019
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander

On August 3, 2019, State Police in Brunswick arrested 36-year-old Joyia Camaj of Colonie, for Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs, 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana.
Around 9:00 p.m. Saturday evening Troopers in Brunswick stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction as it travelled down State Route 9. When the patrol was interviewing the driver, Joyia Camaj, he observed drug paraphernalia in plain view inside the vehicle. A search of the car revealed that Camaj was in possession of a small amount of crack cocaine, ketamine, and marihuana. Camaj was taken into custody and transported to SP Brunswick where she was administered the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, which she failed. Camaj was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert who determined her to be impaired by drugs.
Camaj was issued an appearance ticket and is due in Brunswick Town Court on August 14, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

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