An 18-year-old man was stopped by Buffalo police at 7:45 p.m. Saturday driving a 2007 Chevy Impala that was reported stolen Friday night on Humboldt Parkway. He faces additional charges after four minors, under age 15, were found in the vehicle with him, according to police.
Tiwan K. Speaks Jr. of Halbert Street was charged with third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, four counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.
He was additionally charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after police found a bag of marijuana on the floor of the car.
The vehicle was found to have heavy damage on the right side, but police were unsure if the damage happened before or after it was reported stolen.