COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Cohoes Police Department has arrested a Troy man on gun and drug charges while trying to recover a stolen vehicle. Kalvin Kiah Jr., 18, was arrested on August 1.

On Monday around 5:25 p.m., police saw a vehicle that had been reported stolen earlier that morning. Police said they then saw a man get out of the vehicle as it fled the area.

Officers stopped the man, Kiah, for questioning. After further investigation, police said they found a Taurus G2C 9mm handgun loaded with 16 rounds, four grams of fentanyl, and 1.4 grams of crack cocaine in his possession. The stolen vehicle was later found unoccupied in Troy.


  • Second-degree criminal possession of a weapon (felony)
  • Third-degree criminal possession of a weapon (felony)
  • Unlawful possession certain ammunition feeding device (misdemeanor)
  • Fifth-degree criminal possession controlled substance cocaine (felony)
  • Two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession controlled substance (misdemeanor)

Kiah was arraigned in Cohoes City Court. He was remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility pending bail and future court appearances.