Major Scott D. Field
Troop T Commander
On August 2, 2022, State Police arrested Jovan Washington, 41, of Mckinney, TX, a fugitive from justice, for Criminal Possession of a Firearm in the Fourth Degree, a class “E” Felony
On August 2, 2022, State Police from the Commercial Vehicle Unit (CVU) were inspecting a commercial vehicle on Mount Hope Way in Albany, NY, when they identified Washington as the operator. The investigation discovered an active warrant for Washington issued by the state of Texas for money laundering. While Washington was being taken into custody for the warrant, he was found to possess a firearm illegally. The firearm was seized.
Washington was transported to SP Latham for processing. He was arraigned in the Albany City Court and remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility pending an extradition hearing.