MOREAU – A Monday night traffic stop on Interstate 87 in Moreau led to the discovery of an illegally possessed gun and the arrest of a man from Florida, state police said.
Jai’Anthony Holley, 20, of Lake City, Fla., was arrested and charged with one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony.
Troopers stopped Holley on Interstate 87 for a traffic infraction. During the stop, troopers discovered Holley had a 9mm handgun and a loaded magazine in his trunk. Holley did not have a permit for the firearm, troopers said.
Holley was processed and released to return to court later.
State police also highlighted the arrest on Twitter Tuesday.
This illegally possessed firearm is off the street today.
SP Wilton troopers located the gun during a traffic stop in Saratoga County.
A Florida man now faces a weapon charge. pic.twitter.com/G41XjjL7Gu
— NewYorkStatePolice (@nyspolice) July 20, 2021