Utican faces drug charges after Thruway search

Published Dec 13, 2017 at 4:00pm

NEW BALTIMORE — A 49-year-old Utica man was busted with a quantity of crack cocaine on the Thruway early this morning, according to law enforcement officials.

State police said Victor Munford was pulled over for a traffic violation at 4:11 a.m. on Route 87 in Greene County, south of Albany. Once he was stopped, troopers said Munford’s vehicle was searched and 20 grams of crack cocaine was discovered.

Munford is charged with two counts of third-degree possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony, troopers said. He is scheduled to appear in Town Court.