A Rochester man is facing drug charges out of Steuben County.
Troopers say they found 26-year-old Devonte Hampton in possession of crack cocaine, with the intent to sell it, during a traffic stop in the Town of Avoca.
Hampton is charged with 3rd-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and evidence tampering, and is being held in Steuben County Jail on $25,000 bail.
A vehicle stop on September 26, 2018 in the Town of Avoca, by the New York State Police, has led to the arrest of Devonte D. Hampton, age 26, of Rochester, N.Y., for felony drug charges. The New York State Police found Hampton to be in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine with the intent to sell it.
Hampton was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree (class “B” felony) and Tampering With Physical Evidence (class “E” felony) after Hampton attempted to prevent state troopers from locating the crack cocaine. Hampton was arraigned in the village of Bath Court where he was remanded to the Steuben County Jail on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 property bond.