New York State Assemblyman Stephen Katz was arrested for possession of marijuana after being stopped for speeding just south of Albany. The Journal News reported on March 15, 2013, that:
Katz, 59, who was first elected to the state Assembly in 2010, was pulled over for allegedly driving 80 mph in a 65 mph zone at about 10 a.m. Thursday, State Police told Gannett’s Albany Bureau.
He was stopped headed northbound on the Thruway in Coeymans, just south of Albany. The Legislature was in session on Thursday.