• Erie Co. Blotter.

Driver With Suspended Learners Permit Arrested On VTL And Drug Charges.

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports 32-year-old Tiffany Covert of Eden was arrested for drug-related charges following a traffic stop for vehicle and traffic law violations.

Just before 10:00 A.M. on November 29, Deputy Szkatulski initiated a traffic stop on Boston State Road in Boston.  The Deputy’s investigation discovered Covert’s learner's permit was suspended for failing to pay child support.  The operator was taken into custody, and a search of the vehicle discovered loose pills of Alprazolam, Tramadol, and codeine.

Covert is charged with four misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor counts of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, four violations for possessing a controlled substance not in the original container, and a New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law infraction. 

She was released on appearance tickets for Boston Town Court.

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