The New York State Police said a traffic stop for cell phone use led to the apprehension of a wanted man on Thursday, Sept. 23.
Troopers pulled over a woman in the City of Albany for using a cell phone while driving and she told police she was speaking to her husband and running late meeting him for dinner in Guilderland, police said.
A routine DMV check of the vehicle revealed it to be registered to the driver's husband, Graig P. Arcuri, 51, of Castleton, who was wanted by police in Punta Gorda, Fla., for grand larceny in the first degree.
The trooper issued the driver a ticked and confiremed the status of the warrant, then proceeded to go to the couple's meeting place and arrested Arcuri on the charge, according to police.
Arcuri was arraigned in Guilderland Town Court and remanded to the Albany County jail wihtout bail pending extradition."