SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR) — Syracuse Police officers arrested two juveniles after a traffic stop on Midland Avenue on Wednesday.
On February 19, police conducted a traffic stop and found a 2002 Toyota Camry that had illegal window tint.
During the stop, police found that there was marijuana in the vehicle. Cristopher Ayala-Pizarro, 21, of Syracuse and two juvenile passengers were searched. The vehicle was searched, as well.
One juvenile was 16-years-old from Syracuse and another juvenile was 17-years-old from Syracuse.
While searching, the police found a loaded .40 caliber handgun with an extended 20 round capacity magazine. They also found marijuana and heroin in the vehicle.
The 16-year-old was charged with the following:
- Criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree
- Criminal possession of a firearm
- Unlawful possession of marijuana
- Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree
The juvenile was transported for arraignment.
The 17-year-old juvenile had an active arrest warrant and was taken to the Hillbrook Detention Center.
Ayala-Pizarro did not have a driver’s license and was given traffic citations and released.