A traffic stop for speeding and illegally towing a trailer on the Taconic State Parkway has resulted in a man facing a weapons charge.
State Police arrested Thomas F. Swartley of Green Lane, Pa., for criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree on Friday, Jan. 13.
After the traffic stop in Milan in northwestern Dutchess, Swartley was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun without a NYS pistol permit, police said.
Swartley was arraigned at the Village of Rhinebeck court where he was released on his own recognizance.
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