Albany man arrested with outstanding warrants after alleged distracted driving

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Troopers stopped a vehicle on I-90 Saturday night for a cell phone violation.

While interviewing the driver, Troopers smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

Shawn Pratt, 44, of Albany was arrested for Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 2nd degree, a class D felony.

Troopers discovered that Pratt had two outstanding warrants in Amsterdam and Albany.

Pratt was sent to the Albany County jail and arraigned Sunday morning in the City of Albany court.

He was released on $5000.00 bail and is scheduled to appear at a later date in Albany court.

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