Two gun-related arrests made on Rochester streets
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) – Police say that two gun-related arrests were made on Thursday night in the city of Rochester.
At approximately 7:15 p.m., members of the RPD, New York State Police, and the United States Marshall’s Task Force stopped a male in the 800 block of West Main Street.
They found him to be in possession of a defaced Smith and Wesson 9mm handgun. The gun was loaded with 5 rounds. The male, age 16, was referred to Monroe County Family Court for charges of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (C Felony) and criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (D Felony).
Later in the evening, at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers from the RPD observed a 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee committing traffic infractions on Dewey Avenue.
When officers turned around to stop the vehicle, they found it abandoned in the 200 block of Santee Street with a male running from it.
After a short foot pursuit, the male was taken into custody. When police detained him, they located a Diamondback 9mm handgun with 6 loaded rounds.
They also recovered a quantity of suspected cocaine and fentanyl. The male was transported to the Monroe County Jail.
Erick Stanley, 33, is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (B Felony), criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree (C Felony), and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree.