LOCKPORT – A Lockport man pulled over in a traffic stop by city police on Wednesday also faces felony drug charges after police caught him trying to stash pill bottles under a car seat.
Daniel L. Gonzales, 35, of West Avenue was stopped for failing to signal a turn at 3:30 p.m. on Washburn Street and was additionally charged with felony fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Police said Gonzales was observed reaching under the passenger seat and acting nervous. After questioning and a search of the vehicle, police said they found two pill bottles containing nearly 100 of the prescription painkillers, hydrocodone and Xanax.
Gonzales also was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation after a city officer found his license had been suspended.