RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y. – A North Carolina man was charged with criminal possession of a firearm after state police stopped him on State Highway 80 in the town of Burlington.
A trooper stopped Michael J. Alfaro, 28, for a traffic infraction, finding a gun and a magazine with ammunition while investigating.
State police say Alfaro did not have a pistol permit, and neither did his passenger.
Alfaro was released on appearance tickets, and is scheduled to return to court on March 2.
The passenger was not charged.