COLONIE — An Albany teen faces felony weapon charges after the car he was in was pulled over for speeding on Wolf Road.
According to Colonie police Lt. Robert Winn, Officer William Guthrie spotted the blue 2004 Mercedes Benz on Wolf Road at about 9:36 p.m. on Sunday, June 23.
The vehicle had three occupants and Guthrie smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. After running his license, he discovered the driver was not supposed to drive after 9 p.m. and neither of the other two occupants had a valid drivers’ license.
A search of the vehicle revealed a loaded Smith & Wesson .32 caliber revolver in the backpack of Khaiser E. Allah. After an investigation, it was determined the gun was stolen during a 2013 burglary in Ausable Forks.
Allah is charged with the felonies of criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of stolen property.
The 17-year-old driver was issued tickets for speeding, no headlights and unlicensed operation. He is not being identified do to his age.
The other passenger, 18-year-old Virkwan Hickman, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
Allah was sent to the Albany County jail pending arraignment.