Passenger not wearing a seat belt gets driver arrested

SCHODACK, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police arrested a man for possession of drugs after police saw his passenger wasn’t wearing a seat belt.

Police stopped the vehicle in the Town of North Greenbush.

The occupants then admitted to injecting heroin.

A search revealed the drugs and found the driver, Daniel Brannock, to be impaired as well as having a suspended license.

Brannock, 29, did not pass the administered Standard Field Sobriety tests and was evaluated by a Drug Recognition Expert.

He was arrested for driving while ability impaired by drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Brannock is scheduled to appear in the Town of North Greenbush court on September 27.

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