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Man Nabbed With Metal Knuckles During I-87 Traffic Stop, Police Say

A Rockland County man was arrested by state police for allegedly having metal knuckles.
A Rockland County man was arrested by state police for allegedly having metal knuckles. Photo Credit: New York State Police

A Rockland County man was allegedly busted with metal knuckles during a routine traffic stop by state police.

Romario Gentiles, age 22, of Stony Point, was arrested on Saturday, Feb. 6, following a stop on I-87 in Clarkstown, said New York State Police Trooper Tara McCormick.

According to McCormick, state police stopped Gentiles for a traffic violation. While interviewing Gentiles, troopers noticed a pair of metal knuckles fall out of a bag while he was retrieving his identification.

Gentiles was taken into custody and charged with criminal possession of a weapon and released on an appearance ticket.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, March 1.

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