28 April 2021
Major Jennifer Gottstine
Troop T Commander



Buffalo, NY – On April 25, 2021, at approximately 1:30 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on State Route 198 in the city of Buffalo for a vehicle and traffic violation.  The driver of the vehicle, Larry C. Graham, 38, of Buffalo, NY, was found to be intoxicated.  During a vehicle inventory, Troopers located a loaded Smith and Wesson SW9VE 9MM pistol.   Further investigation revealed the magazine was loaded with 15 rounds along with one round in the chamber.    


Graham did not possess a New York State Pistol permit.  He was taken into custody, transported, and processed at SP Buffalo where his blood alcohol content was determined to be .14%. 


Graham was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree; a Class C Felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree; a Class D Felony and Driving While Intoxicated; an Unclassified Misdemeanor.  He was virtually arraigned before the City of Albany Court and was released on his own recognizance. 


Graham was turned over to a sober third party and is scheduled to reappear in the City of Buffalo Court on June 9, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. 





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