CLARENCE, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 20-year-old faces alcohol and drug-related charges after a traffic stop in Clarence.

Erie County Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle on Harris Hill Road late Thursday night after noticing its front license plate hanging toward the roadway. The vehicle was being driven by Clarence resident Timothy Cullinan, 20.

Deputies say they detected the smell of alcohol during the stop. Along with this, authorities say they found a controlled substance that was not in its original prescription container.

Cullinan was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful alcohol possession, having a controlled substance in a non-original container and one other violation.

He was released on appearance tickets.