UTICA, N.Y. – A 19-year-old from Utica was arrested after police found a gun and ammunition during a traffic stop Tuesday.
Officers stopped a vehicle on the Arterial at French Road around 10:30 p.m. for traffic violations. Police say officers noticed shell casings on the floor of the vehicle, and asked the four people to step out so they could investigate.
Police found 9mm ammunition on the driver, David Cosimeno, and then found a loaded 9mm handgun in the center console.
All of the people who were in the vehicle were taken to the station for questioning. Ultimately, Cosimeno was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm.
He is being held at the Oneida County jail.