03 August 2020
 

  NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander

  
PRESS RELEASE

 

State Police arrested Nathan J. Donalson, age 23 from Syracuse, NY for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree (C felony) and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd degree (violation).

On July 31, 2020, at 3:56 p.m., Troopers conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 81 near Bartell Road in the town of Cicero for a vehicle and traffic violation.  During an interview with the driver, Nathan Donalson, Troopers detected a strong odor of marijuana and asked both driver and a female passenger out of the vehicle. While conducting a vehicle search, Troopers located a loaded Smith & Wesson Model 459 semi-automatic firearm and a bag of marijuana inside the vehicle.    

Donalson was taken into custody and transported to the Onondaga County Justice Center for centralized arraignment. 


 

 

You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.