State Police say a New York man is facing a number of charges after he was found impaired in his vehicle while in a parking lot.

According to Tilem & Associates, 2ns degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle is punishable in the state of New York by a minimum fine of $500 or up to $1,000, as well as either imprisonment for seven to 180 days or probation.

Man Busted For Cocaine in Home Depot Parking Lot, Says Officials 

The New York State Police said in a press release that troopers arrested a 33-year-old  man out of Lockport, NY the afternoon of January 20.

State Police say they responded to a Home Depot location in the town of Lockport for a male in a vehicle possibly unresponsive. State Police say they located the suspect who was responsive upon arriving in a 2011 Ford Escape.

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While interviewing the man, State Police say they identified signs of impairment by drugs. Troopers identified in plain view on the passenger seat of his vehicle a glass pipe containing cocaine. The suspect was placed under arrest and transported for processing.

The man was evaluated by a drug recognition expert and a urine sample was taken, according to State Police. He is now being charged with Driving While Intoxicated by Drugs, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree, Criminal Possession of a Narcotic 4th degree and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd degree.

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New York State Man Allegedly Put Cocaine in Security Checkpoint Bin 

WKTV says the 50-year-old man was placing all of his belongings in the bin at a security checkpoint at the Oneida County Office Building Thursday. This is when police say the suspect haphazardly dropped a tied-off baggie containing what was later determined to be cocaine.

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WKTV says he almost instantly realized his blunder, as he tried to quickly snatch up the bag and hide it. However, police say his attempt to be slick failed. Police say he was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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