Albany Police Arrested 17-Years-Old Teen For Allegedly With A Handgun!
A 17-year-old was taken into custody by Albany Police in relation to an incident that occurred on South Pearl Street in the city on Monday afternoon.
An Albany resident, 17, was found in possession of a gun by the police, who have now charged him with intimidating behavior relating to a domestic altercation that occurred on Monday, October 23, at 1:15 p.m. Following allegations of a person carrying a firearm, police were called to a residence in the 600 block of South Pearl Street.
According to police, they spoke with a 19-year-old boy who informed them that while inside the apartment, he was “menaced with a handgun.”
The 17-year-old was detained after police claimed to have discovered that he was the one behind the menacing. There were no reported injuries.
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During the home search that followed the arrest, investigators from the Children and Family Service Unit discovered a loaded 9mm handgun.
Due to his age, the 17-year-old’s name will not be disclosed. He faces charges of one third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, one second-degree menacing charge, and one criminal possession of a handgun.
After being charged in Albany County Family Court, he was set free.