Syracuse Police Take Another Gun Off The Streets After Traffic Stop


Syracuse, N.Y. - Syracuse Police have taken another gun off the street.

During a traffic stop, officers saw a backpack next to the car. A search of the bag found a loaded 9mm handgun. The vehicle's five occupants, Two 19 , two 21 and a 26 year old were arrested and charged with felony weapons charges.

Also, another man a bystander, was arrested on felony weapons charges and Tampering with Physical Evidence after he tried to remove the backpack from the scene with the loaded gun inside.

Those arrested and charged are listed below.

Arrested and charged with Felony Weapons Possession:

Hatangimana Evaliste, 21

Aweis Maalo, 26

Tarik Riley, 19

Masla Mohamed, 21

Obveious Medley-Johnson, 19

Arrested and charged with Felony Weapons charges and Tampering with Physical Evidence:

Angok Achuil​, 23


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