ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said an Albany man has been arrested on gun possession charges with the help of the U.S Marshals Service. Tajuan Williams-Johnson, 24, of Albany was arrested October 5 after a he fled from a traffic stop in June.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop on June 22 in Albany for a minor traffic infraction. Sheriff Apple said during the stop deputies found the driver, Williams-Johnson, in possession of a loaded .40 caliber glock and a high capacity ammunition feeding device.
Sheriff Apple said Williams-Johnson fled on foot from deputies, escaped from New York State Parole and has been evading law enforcement.
Williams-Johnson has been charged with:
- Criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (class D felony)
- Criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (class C felony)
- Resisting arrest (class A misdemeanor)
- Obstruction of governmental administration in the second degree (class A misdemeanor)
- Criminal possession of cannabis in the third degree (class A misdemeanor)
- Criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree (class A misdemeanor)
- Unlawful possession of an ammunition feeding device (class B misdemeanor)
Williams-Johnson was arraigned in Albany and remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility.