Modified: November 28, 2017 8:26am
Driver Faces Weapons Charges As Well
Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports Deputy Francis stopped a vehicle on South Cascade Drive in the Village of Springville at 3:16 A.M. on November 28 for vehicle and traffic violations.
During the Deputy’s investigation, he discovered Daniel Mason, 57 of Freedom, possessed a quantity of heroin, a quantity of hypodermic needles, and a throwing star. The Deputy also discovered a quantity of heroin and a hypodermic needle on the passenger, Katy Lang.
Mason is charged with misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic instrument, and criminal possession of a weapon. He was also cited for possession of marijuana and two separate vehicle and traffic violations. Lang, 30 of Freedom, is charged with misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic instrument.
Both defendants are held at the Erie County Holding Center, and their arraignment is scheduled for November 28 in Springville Village Court.