Police: Troy man charged for having loaded illegal gun, weed, over $3K in car

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Police say they’ve arrested a man accused of being in possession of an illegal loaded handgun, over $3,000 and some marijuana.

Police say 33-year-old Tyreem Murphy of Troy was stopped on Central Avenue and Fuller Terrace for a traffic violation. The driver, Murphy was discovered to have felony drug warrants issued in Troy and was taken into custody.

A search of the vehicle revealed a Walther 9mm semi-automatic handgun which was loaded with 12 rounds under the front driver’s seat, approximately $3,740 and a small amount of marijuana.

The driver was arraigned overnight in Colonie Justice Court and remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility, without bail. He’s expected in court on a later date.

He’s been charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd and 3rd, felonies, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Failure to use Turn Signal

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