UTICA, N.Y. – Utica police arrested a man accused of attempted murder during a traffic stop on Sunset Avenue Wednesday.
According to Utica Police Department, officers stopped a car with illegal temporary Texas license plates on Sunset near Court Street.
During the traffic stop, police say the passenger in the vehicle gave a fake name to the first officer. When another officer walked over to the vehicle, he recognized the man as 33-year-old Travis Eddington, who currently lives in Utica but is wanted on two warrants out of New York City for attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon.
Eddington was arrested and the driver of the vehicle was issued several tickets for traffic violations.