Three arrested after stolen handgun found during traffic stop
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- Syracuse police arrested three men after one of them tossed a handgun from a vehicle during a traffic stop.
It happened at 11:10 Friday night. Police say the driver of a Buick Rendezvous drove through a stop sign at the intersection of Rowland and Arthur Streets.
When the officer stopped the speeding car, a man inside threw a handgun from the car.
It was later determined that the gun was stolen.
Police arrested the driver, 27-year-old Haithem Hasan and passengers 17-year-old Richard Chatman and 18-year-old Romeo Williams.
The three men were charged with felonies of criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of stolen property.
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