Syracuse Police find loaded handgun in traffic stop of cyclist
Tue, 01 Jan 2013 18:16:06 GMT —
Syracuse Police say they recovered a loaded handgun after stopping a man on a bicycle for traffic violations.
Police say 34-year-old Timothy Brunson didnâ??t stop at a stop sign on the 200 block of Grace Street in Syracuse, and fled when police tried to stop him.
After a brief struggle, Brunson was taken into custody. Police say they found a loaded .22 caliber semi-automatic handgun on Brunson when he was searched.
Brunson was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest, and several traffic tickets.
Brunson also had two active warrants which included the charges of forgery and criminal purchase of a firearm.