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04 June 2019
Pair from Maine arrested for possessing a loaded hand gun in a vehicle following a traffic stop on the Thruway.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
Troop T Commander
Liverpool, NY – On June 2, 2019, at approximately 3:34 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-90 in the village of Liverpool for a vehicle and traffic violation. While interviewing the driver, probable cause to search the vehicle and the occupants was established. The driver, Rebecca S. Bombaro, 39, of Auburn, ME, was found to be in possession of a glass pipe containing burnt crack residue.
During the vehicle search a 9mm handgun was discovered. It was loaded with a 32 round capacity magazine. Further investigation revealed the magazine was loaded with 20 9mm full metal jacket rounds and one blue tip 9mm hollow point bullet in the chamber.
Bombaro and her passenger Shai-Quan L. Moran-Stenson, 23, of Lewiston, ME, were both taken into custody, transported, and processed at SP Syracuse.
The pair were charged with Criminal Possession of a Loaded Firearm 2nd degree (other than in a person’s home/business); a Class C Felony, Criminal Possession of a Firearm; a Class E Felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree; a Class A Misdemeanor, and Unlawful Possession Certain Ammunition Feeding Devices; a Violation.
Additionally, Bombaro was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree; a Class A Misdemeanor and a Vehicle and Traffic Violation.
Moran-Stenson was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree; a Class D Felony, due to a previous conviction of a crime that prohibits him from possessing any weapons.
Both subjects were remanded to Onondaga County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond and are to appear before the Village of Liverpool Court on June 7, 2019.
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