Timmy Currier, the Democrat Mayor of Massena, New York was recently arrested on drug charges after a police chase.
According to law enforcement, Currier tossed a vial of Crack Cocaine out of his car window when he was finally caught.
The mayor is going to need a very good lawyer.
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
Democrat Mayor Arrested After Throwing Crack From Window During Pursuit
A Democratic mayor in upstate New York was arrested on drug charges on Tuesday after he threw a bag of crack cocaine out of his car window during a police pursuit, according to the St. Lawrence County sheriff’s office.
Massena mayor Timmy Currier was allegedly involved in drug sales and possession, according to an investigation involving local police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Currier attempted to evade police in his vehicle on Tuesday, and during a short pursuit the mayor allegedly threw a bag containing approximately one gram of crack cocaine out of his passenger-side window.
WWNY News has more:
Massena Mayor Timmy Currier was arrested Tuesday afternoon on drug-related charges, according to St. Lawrence County Undersheriff Sean O’Brien.
O’Brien tells 7 News Currier was stopped by authorities just before 12:30 pm Tuesday and was allegedly in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine.
Officials say at first, Currier failed to comply with officers. When detectives and special agents attempted to stop Currier’s vehicle, he allegedly failed to stop and kept driving for another third of a mile through the village of Massena. Currier also allegedly tossed about gram of crack out of his passenger-side window before he stopped his vehicle.
Undersheriff O’Brien says the Massena mayor is facing a charge of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree, a misdemeanor. He’s also charged with tampering with physical evidence, and failure to comply with a police officer. He was arraigned by Morristown Justice James Phillips and will re-appear at a later date.
There’s video of the arrest:
Not a good look, Mr. Mayor.
— Sheriff (@StlawcoSheriff) December 2, 2020
Is he going to be removed from office?