Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander
On October 19, 2020, at 10:20 am, Troopers out of SP Warsaw arrested Gabriel A. Balogun, 22 of Brooklyn, NY for driving while impaired by drugs DWAI, unlawful possession of marihuana, speeding and passing in a no passing zone.
On October 19, 2020, Troopers observed Balogun traveling west on SR 20A in the town of Sheldon. Balogun was stopped for speeding and passing on double solid lines. Troopers detected a strong smell of marihuana emanating from the vehicle. Balogun was placed under arrest after failing multiple SFST’s. Balogun was transported to SP Warsaw where he was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) from the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office in which it was determined that Balogun was under the influence of marihuana while operating a vehicle.
Balogun was released with appearance tickets for the town of Sheldon court, where he is due to appear in October 2020.