Five people face weapons, drug charges after traffic stop in Utica

The alleged incident happened around 8 pm last Thursday on the 1500 block of Elm Street in Utica.

Posted: Jul 16, 2019 8:11 AM

UTICA, N.Y. -- After a traffic stop in Utica, five people are now facing charges after police say they found a large amount of guns and drugs in their possession.

Brent Abdallah, 23 of Utica, Gene Sebastino, 40 of Massachusetts, and Joseph Giard-Bell, 55 of Massachusetts, are all charged with drug and weapons charges.

Cameron Brown, 22 of Utica, and Alisha Callahan, 23 of Poland, are both charged with possession of a controlled substance.

The alleged incident happened around 8 pm last Thursday on the 1500 block of Elm Street in Utica.

Police say they found five loaded handguns, four rifles, one shotgun, ammunition and narcotics/marijuana.

The five people were taken into custody.

All five of them are scheduled to appear in Utica City Court at a later date.

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