August 31, 2013- Sheriff Tim Howard is announcing the arrest of a Depew woman on narcotics charges following a traffic stop in the City of Buffalo. Ashley A. Alba (27) was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by Deputies Jonathan Hanna and Ashley Vogl who were patrolling in the city as part of the Strike Force detail. She was found to be in possession of Heroin, hypodermic needles and marijuana. Alba was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance seventh degree, criminally using drug paraphernalia, and unlawful possession of marijuana. She was released on appearance tickets and turned over to the Town of Cheektowaga Police where Alba was wanted on a warrant for petit larceny.