Driver allegedly throws crack pipe filter out window

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Tonawanda man was spotted throwing something out his car window, and now is facing drug charges. Troopers say 34-year-old Steven Kowalcyk was in a vehicle on Niagara Street, at Forest, and threw a crack pipe filter out his window. Police say he admits to tossing the item.

Troopers say they stopped Kowalcyk, and as they interviewed him saw a crack cocaine rock on the passenger-side floor. Troopers say they found two more rocks of cocaine as they searched the vehicle.

Kowalcyk is charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. 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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