Troy teen charged with having illegal gun
TROY – A teenager is arrested in Troy for having an illegal handgun.
Police say they tried to make a traffic stop on Hoosick Street around 10:15 Wednesday night.
However, they say the car took off and a passenger ran away.
That passenger turned out to be a 15-year-old boy. Officers say he had a loaded gun with him.
The teenager is now in the juvenile services unit.
Police say the car was located a short time later, unoccupied. They are still looking for the driver.
So far this year, police have confiscated 21 firearms.