Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander
Pair arrested on drug charges in Alfred
On May 17, 2019, SP Amity Troopers arrested Mario T. Turner Jr., 27, of Tonawanda, NY for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Samantha M. Watson, 30, of Almond, NY for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Tampering with Physical Evidence.
During a traffic stop on State Route 244 in the town of Alfred, Troopers determined both subjects were in possession of cocaine with the intent to sell it.
Both subjects were processed at SP Amity and arraigned in Friendship Town Court and remanded to the Allegany County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.