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Taxi passenger arrested on drug charges, driver for speeding
ALBANY--A taxi cab passenger was arrested on drug charges in Albany.
Investigators say an Albany County Sheriff's Deputy stopped a taxi
for speeding on Washington Avenue near Colvin Avenue around 4 a.m. Monday.
When the deputy walked up to the car, he noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the cab.
The passenger, 25-year-old Victor Williams Jr., of Mount Hope Drive, was arrested for allegedly smoking pot in the car.
After searching Williams, investigators also found crack cocaine in his pants pocket.
Williams is facing charges including Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.
The taxi driver was issued a citation for speeding.
Williams is being held at the Albany County Correctional Facility