Grand Island Traffic Stop Discovers Controlled Substance, Wanted Suspect

Modified: March 3, 2017 10:47am



While in Custody Subject Tried to Eat Additional Drugs


Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports Deputies Day and Rogers stopped a vehicle on Whitehaven Road at approximately 11:45 P.M. for a vehicle and traffic violation.  During their investigation, the Deputies discovered, Aramis Fournier, 34, of Niagara Falls was operating a vehicle while his driver’s license is suspended and that he had an active warrant.


Following his arrest, the Deputies searched the vehicle and located a controlled substance, ALZA.  Fournier is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, aggravated unlicensed operation and an equipment violation. 


While in custody, the Deputies observed the defendant attempting to ingest a white paste.  An initial test indicated the substance was an opiate derivative.


Fournier was then additionally charged with tampering with evidence and a second criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.


The defendant is housed at the Erie County Holding Center on $500.00 bail.