Suspect wanted for attempted murder in NYC arrested during Utica traffic stop

Travis Eddington

Utica police arrested a man accused of attempted murder during a traffic stop on Sunset Avenue Wednesday.

Posted: Jun 10, 2021 11:28 AM
Updated: Jun 10, 2021 11:45 AM

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.

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