06 April 2022

  Major Michael S. TenEyck
  Troop D Commander



On April 5, 2022, at 5:17 p.m., members from the New York State Police Community Stabilization Unit in Troop D conducted a traffic stop on 2nd North Street in the city of Syracuse.  During the stop, they observed a male subject walking down the street with a handgun tucked into his waistband.  Members ordered the subject to stop at which time a foot chase ensued covering approximately one block.  The subject entered an abandoned multi-family residence and was taken into custody while exiting a back door.  the subject, an 18-year-old male, admitted to possessing and hiding the loaded .380 pistol within the abandoned building.  The pistol was recovered and taken into evidence.

The 18-year-old male, whose name is not being released due to his eligibility for youthful offender status was arrested for the following charges:

  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, class “C” felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, class “D” felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Firearm, a class “E” felony
  • Resisting Arrest, a class “A” misdemeanor

The suspect was transported to the Onondaga County Justice Center for centralized arraignment procedures.


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