Utica, NY (WIBX) - A Utica teen is facing charges after a traffic stop on Bleecker Street.

A Utica Police officer had stopped the vehicle for a traffic violatiion and was
interviewing the driver when he smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle.

Police say a passenger was in possession of a handgun and pot.

18-year old Daverin Simpson was arrested a charged with criminal possession of a weapon and unlawul possession of marijuana.