The Utica Police Department in partnership with their Gun Invovled Violence Elimination or GIVE program has arrested several individuals on weapons and other charges.

According to Utica Police, a traffic stop was conducted on the corner of Conklin Street and Arthur Street, just after 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.

During the course of the traffic stop officers located a loaded, defaced .38 caliber handgun, a quantity of marijuana and cash proceeds.

As a result, four individuals were arrested and are facing a number of charges.

The arrested individuals include:

Hakim Muhammed (17) Utica, also charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana
Eric Magana (17) Utica
Jacquesse Woods-Williams (18) Utica
Gevon Griffin (20)