ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – According to the Albany County Sheriff’s Office, an Albany man was arrested on gun possession charges during a traffic stop. He was allegedly in possession of a loaded gun with ammunition.
On Thursday, December 16, Albany County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a white 2017 BMW for a traffic stop. The investigation revealed that Saviour M. Wilkerson, 21 of Albany was in possession of a loaded Taurus Model PT111 G2, 9mm black handgun with thirteen rounds of ammunition loaded inside of it.
Wilkerson was arrested and charged.
- Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree (Felony)
- Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree(Felony)
- Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree
- Two Vehicle & Traffic Law infractions.
Wilkerson was brought to the Albany County Correctional Facility as a Pre-Arraigned Detainee. He will be arraigned in Albany City Court on Friday, December 17.