Acting Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On June 27, 2020, State Police in Latham arrested 31-year-old Shaun M. King of Cocoa, FL, for Criminal Possession of a Firearm (E felony), Driving While Intoxicated (misdemeanor), and Reckless Driving (misdemeanor).
Troopers stopped King on Grandview Drive in Colonie at approximately 9:29 p.m. on Saturday, after we was observed driving in a reckless manner. When the Trooper spoke with him, they could smell the odor of alcohol coming from inside of the vehicle. King was administered the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, which indicated impairment, and was placed in custody. King was also found to be in possession of a handgun, which was located under the front seat of his vehicle. He does not possess a New York State Pistol Permit.
King was transported to SP Latham where he provided a breath sample of .15% B.A.C. He was issued an appearance ticket for Colonie Town Court on July 8, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.