ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – An Albany woman is behind bars after a traffic stop escalated to a full-blown drug bust, according to the Albany County Sheriff’s Office. Kassandra Levesque, 31, of Albany was stopped on Monday near Northern Boulevard.

There, deputies allegedly found fentanyl-laced cocaine, and other controlled substances, on her. Levesque also seemed to be impaired by drugs, officials said.

Levesque allegedly had these drugs and cash on her. (Photo: Albany County Sheriff’s Office)

Charges:

  • Three felony charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance
  • One misdemeanor charge of criminal possession of a controlled substance
  • One misdemeanor count of operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs
  • Several other traffic violations

Levesque was sent to the Albany County Correctional Facility as a pre-arraigned detainee. She will be arraigned in Albany City Court today, August 9.