A man is behind bars following a traffic stop in the area in which he allegedly fought with state police and had a loaded weapon in his coat pocket.
Sullivan County resident Perris Marks, age 28, of Monticello, was arrested on Tuesday, March 16, after being state police spotted a 2016 Nissan Rogue traveling on High Street in the village of Monticello in violation of a vehicle and traffic law, said Trooper Steven Nevel.
During the stop, troopers learned that Marks had an active warrant for his arrest from the Town of Wallkill Police Department.
While attempting to take him into custody he began to fight with the troopers. He was eventually taken into custody. Troopers located a loaded handgun in his coat pocket, Nevel said.
Marks was charged with
- Criminal possession of a loaded firearm
- Criminal possession of a weapon/previous conviction
- Criminal possessions of a firearm
- Criminal possession of a controlled substance
- Resisting arrest
- Obstruction of governmental administration
Marks was arraigned by Village Justice Glass of the Village of Monticello Court and remanded to Sullivan County Jail with no bail.
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