Felon Allegedly Busted With Loaded Pistol During Traffic Stop In Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A local felon is facing weapons charges after police recovered a loaded pistol during a traffic stop in Jamestown.

Officers with Jamestown Police pulled over 56-year-old Carlos Rivera Leon just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday in the area of West Second and Sprauge Streets.

It is alleged Rivera Leon was found in possession of a loaded Taurus .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol.

Police said Carlos does not possess a NYS Pistol Permit, and has multiple felony convictions.

Carlos was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon and failing to stop at a stop sign.


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