A Utica man was arrested by Utica Police following a traffic stop at Lincoln Avenue and Oswego Street.

Police say 35-year old Vincent Marques, who had an open warrant out of teh Oneida County Sheriff's Office, was allegedly in possession of a loaded firearm along with drugs

Marques is facing numerous charges, including criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Police say the arrest was made due in part to information provided through Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers and the Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) program.

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