Five Arrested On Weapons Charges Following Traffic Stop In Utica
Five people are facing weapons charges following a traffic stop by Utica Police.
Members of the UPD’s Crime Prevention Unit, along with members of the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, pulled over a vehicle at the intersection of Gold and Steuben Streets.
Police say they located a loaded 9mm handgun in a rear seat compartment.
The five, all from Utica, were charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm.
Those arrested were:
- Keenan Thompson age 21 of Utica
- Lillian Stockon age 21 of Utica
- Shwe Moe age 19 of Utica
- Sam Beaumont age 19 of Utica
- An unidentified 17 year old of Utica
Police say some of the parties were also charged with various vehicle and traffic law violations.