Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On October 8, 2021, State Police arrested Christopher T. Mozone, 34 of Albany, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree (a class C felony).
Troopers stopped Mozone for multiple vehicle and traffic infractions while driving in the city of Albany. Upon interviewing Mozone, Troopers detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage and observed an open container in the vehicle. Upon removing Mozone from the vehicle to conduct Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, Troopers discovered a loaded 40 caliber Taurus handgun.
Mozone was found not to be intoxicated and was transported to SP Latham for arrest processing related to the gun charge. Mozone was virtually arraigned in the city of Albany Court and remanded to Albany County Jail without bail. He is scheduled to appear in the city of Albany Court at a later date.