UTICA- Utica Police say a man displayed a handgun at a large group early Sunday morning.
Police were called to Bank Place regarding a disturbance. While attempting to disperse the crowd, they saw a man displaying a handgun at the group and fled officers.
Officers chased him. During the chase, the man tried putting the handgun in his waistband but tripped and fell, dropping the weapon. Officers secured the weapon and arrested him.
The weapon was found to be a loaded 9mm handgun, and the male, Joshua Gary age 26 of New Hartford NY, was charged with :
Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd (F)
Criminal Possession of a Firearm (F)
Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th (F)