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17-Year-Old Charged with Weapon Possession

Albany, NY

On Friday, January 19, 2024 at around 4:10 p.m. detectives responded to the area of Madison Avenue and Trinity Place for reports of a person with a weapon. Upon Arrival, detectives observed the individual described to have had the weapon and was quickly taken into custody.

Through further investigation, the 17-year-old was found to be in possession of a loaded AR and a quantity of crack cocaine.

The 17-year-old whose name will not be released due to his age has been charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd, one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd and one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th.

He was arraigned and released to a parental guardian.

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