Traffic Stop Leads to Firearm Arrest
Hamilton Police take another firearm off the streets and continue our fight against gun violence.
On Thursday, October 6, 2022, shortly after 7:00 p.m., Hamilton Police conducted a traffic stop after observing a motor vehicle containing three occupants, travelling the wrong direction on Mary Street.
During the traffic stop, it was learned that the driver was failing to comply with release conditions, stemming from another incident.
The driver was placed under arrested and occupants asked to exit the vehicle.
While interacting with one of the occupants, police observed a handgun in the pant pocket of the occupant and they were arrested.
Police have the charged the following individuals for;
19-year-old male of Hamilton
This is not the end. Hamilton Police will continue to engage with our community, police partners and share information in order to provide community safety. The citizens of Hamilton need to continue to feel safe in their communities and as a community we need to stop gun violence.
Public safety is a shared responsibility, in which both citizens and police have important roles.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com