Troopers: Broadalbin man illegally had gun, gave edible marijuana to minor

BROADALBIN – A Broadalbin man was arrested recently, accused of illegally possessing a handgun and providing edible marijuana to a child, state police said.

Kasian M. Stevens, 24, of the village of Broadalbin, was arrested Sept. 16 and charged with one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony and two counts of misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child, police said.

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State police began investigating Stevens after receiving allegations that led to the charges. Troopers got a search warrant for his home and found him in possession of a 9mm handgun. Stevens does not have a pistol permit, state police said.

Investigators also determined he had provided a 14-year-old with edible marijuana products, state police said.

Stevens was processed, arraigned and released to return to court later, state police said.

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