STOLEN PROPERTY, DRUGS, WARRANTS ALL PART OF 1 TRAFFIC STOP.Driver & Passenger had Crack, Stolen
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports James Caffey and Henry McGriff were arrested following a traffic stop on Transit Road in Clarence Friday morning around 3:20 A.M.
Deputy Mulhern observed a vehicle, operated by Caffey - 57 of Niagara Falls, without a front license plate and proper lighting. Following the traffic stop, Deputy Mulhern discovered Caffey’s license is suspended and the passenger, McGriff – 32 of Niagara Falls, did not possess a valid license or identification but it was determined that McGriff had two outstanding warrants from Niagara Falls.
Deputy Klemp arrived to assist and the subsequent search of the vehicle and they discovered crack pipes and a quantity of crack cocaine. It also discovered four GoPro cameras, electronic baby monitor, electronic gaming accessories, and clothing in a duffle bag. The investigation revealed the items were stolen from the Wal-Mart in Lockport and the Deputies contacted the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office for an additional investigation.
Caffey is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, aggravated unlicensed operation and various vehicle and traffic law violations.
McGriff is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Both subjects were turned over to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office.