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Buffalo man and woman arrested on drug and weapons charges

A Buffalo man and woman are facing drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop late Sunday by New York State Police.

Yomarie Quinones Rodriguez.

Troopers said they stopped the vehicle for a traffic violation about 11:30 p.m. on Interstate 190 in Buffalo. Juan R. Matos Santana, 25, and passenger Yomarie Quinones Rodriguez, 22, possessed a loaded .22 caliber handgun, troopers said. Police also found about 2 grams of marijuana.

Juan R. Matos Santana.

Matos Santana had an .08 percent blood alcohol content, according to state police.

Both were each charged with second- and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, state police said. Quinones Rodriguez was additionally charged with criminal possession of marijuana, and Matos Santana with operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of  between .08 percent and 1 percent alcohol or more.

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