ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — An Albany man was arrested on Wednesday for multiple drug-related charges. Kenneth Neely, 58, allegedly possessed cocaine, fentanyl, and digital scales.
On Wednesday, March 1, around 12:45 p.m., deputies from the Albany County Sheriff’s Office say they received information about alleged drug activity near Central Avenue and Lexington Avenue. Deputies say after they saw a hand-to-hand transaction, they approached a Ford F-150 and identified Neely in the truck. Albany County Sheriff’s K-9 was brought in and alerted deputies of narcotics. Deputies say Neely was found to possess a quantity of cocaine and fentanyl, as well as digital scales.
Third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance
Fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance
Seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance
Second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia
Neely was arraigned in the City of Albany Criminal Court. He was released to Albany County Probation.