Troopers make drug arrests during traffic stop

BUFFALO, N.Y.(WIVB)- Two Newfane residents are facing serious charges after being stopped on Buffalo’s west side on Wednesday. State Police stopped 30-year-old Ryan Finch’s vehicle for loud exhaust and not having a passenger side mirror.

The vehicle was stopped on Niagara Street at Fargo. Troopers say Finch was driving with a suspended license. When they searched his vehicle, they say they found drug paraphernalia with heroin residue and a switchblade. He and his passenger, 50-year-old Kristal Prica, were both arrested.

Finch and Prica were both charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Finch was also charged with criminal possession of a weapon and vehicle and traffic violations. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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