- Published on Monday, 14 May 2012 11:21
From the APD Press Release:
Albany police arrested two men over the weekend after they were caught with loaded handguns.
Ravenal Dunbar, 16, of 3064 Sixth Avenue, Troy, New York, was arrested Saturday evening, after officers stopped a large group in the area of 76 Central Avenue, just before 6:30 p.m. Dunbar ran as police approached and led officers on a foot pursuit for several blocks carrying a handgun in his hand. While running, Dunbar fell and dropped the gun. He continued to run north through the yards on Sherman Street and was eventually caught on Elk Street.
Christopher Carter, 19, of 409 First Street, was arrested last night, after Officer Jason Martin, observed Bryan Conner, 29, of 27 ½ Lexington Avenue, smoking marijuana on the steps of 31 Lexington Avenue. While speaking to him about the marijuana, Carter was located standing under the front steps that leads to the basement apartment. While conducting his investigation, Officer Martin located a .40 caliber handgun under the steps where Carter was standing. Carter was arrested at the scene without incident.
Both men were charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd.
Dunbar was arraigned Sunday morning in the Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.
Carter was arraigned this morning in the Albany City Criminal Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail.
Conner was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana