Major Jennifer Gottstine
Troop T Commander
Cheektowaga, NY – On December 5, 2020, at approximately 1:30 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on State Route 33 in the town of Cheektowaga for a vehicle and traffic violation. During the interview of the occupants, probable cause to search the vehicle was established. The driver, Christopher Jones, 23, of Cheektowaga, NY, was found to be in possession of over approximately 7 ounces of marijuana. The passenger, Keith D. Wright, 33, of Buffalo, NY, was found to be in possession of approximately 2 ounces of marijuana.
Jones and Wright were taken into custody, transported, and processed at SP Buffalo where they were charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana 4th degree; a Class A Misdemeanor.
Both men were issued Appearance Tickets returnable to the Town of Cheektowaga Court on December 21, 2020.