BATH, N.Y. (WETM) – One person is facing drug charges after allegedly stealing a bike in the Village of Bath.
On May 21 Bath Police responded to a stolen bike complaint near W. Washington Street. Police located a man riding the bike with bike gloves on who was “attempting to avoid officers.” The rider, identified as Shelby Buchanan, was questioned and found to have a warrant out of Monroe County.
Police say methamphetamine was located in Buchanan’s bike gloves and that officers located a large black dagger, a scale, multiple items for drug packaging, and other drug paraphernalia.
Buchanan was arrested and processed for felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, felony criminal possession of a weapon, and misdemeanor criminal use of drug paraphernalia.
Buchanan was released the next day and is due in the Village of Bath Court at a later date.
The stolen bike was returned by officers to a 13-year-old boy in the village.