ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Albany County Sheriff’s Office Friday arrested Aaron Reid, 43, of New York City on drug possession charges in Albany.
Police say Sheriff’s Investigators conducted a traffic stop for Reid’s car in Albany and reportedly found that he was driving an unregistered car with a suspended driver’s license. Further investigation allegedly found Reid to be in possession of around five grams of Fentanyl.
Reid also gave officers a fake name and date of birth while being arrested in order to avoid being arrested on his real identity, according to police.
Reid was charged with the following:
- One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree (a class B Felony)
- One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree (a class C Felony)
- One count of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree (a class E Felony)
- One count of Identity Theft in the Second Degree (a class E Felony)
- One count of Criminal Impersonation in the Second Degree (a class A Misdemeanor)
- One count of Aggravated Unlicensed Operator in the Third Degree (a misdemeanor) and was cited for various traffic infractions.
Reid was brought to the Albany County Correctional Facility as a pre-arraigned detainee and will be arraigned by the City of Albany Court on Saturday..