Jeffrey Mackey, 32, of White Plains, was pulled over around 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28 for driving 45 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone on Old Stamford Road, police said.
When officers approached the vehicle, one noticed a 10-inch long knife in a black sheath on the floor of front passenger side the car, police said.
Police said any blade longer than four inches is considered a weapon.
Mackey was charged with illegal possession of a weapon in a vehicle.
He was released on a $5,000 bond and is due back in court on Feb 7.
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