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Troopers: Gun, drugs found in Amsterdam traffic stop

Kyle W. McComsey, left, and Michael M. Flores
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Kyle W. McComsey, left, and Michael M. Flores

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AMSTERDAM – A Friday traffic stop in Amsterdam netted drugs, a gun and two men arrested on felony charges, state police said.

The incident happened just before 8 p.m. Friday on Union Street in Amsterdam, troopers said, as police spotted an SUV with a suspended registration.

While interviewing the driver, identified as Kyle W. McComsey, 29, of North Creek, Warren County, McComsey admitted to possessing a .38-caliber revolver, troopers said. Police said they then determined he possessed the gun illegally.

A subsequent search of the vehicle then uncovered a quantity of cocaine, state police said. 

McComsey was charged with one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, along with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, felonies.

McComsey’s passenger, Michael M. Flores, 32, of Amsterdam, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, along with resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration, misdemeanors, and marijuana possession, a violation.

 

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