NYC man caught with stolen handgun in Putnam

SOUTHEAST – On September 12, 2020, the New York State Police from the Brewster barracks arrested Victor Jimenez, age 26, of NYC, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 4th degree, a class E felony.

At approximately 3:55 p.m. Troopers conducted a traffic stop of a 2012 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG for violations of the vehicle and traffic law on Interstate 84 in the town of Southeast.  The investigation discovered the operator, Victor Jimenez, was in possession of a loaded 9mm Taurus semi-automatic handgun.  Further investigation revealed the gun was reported stolen out of Chesterfield County Virginia.

Jimenez was arraigned before the town of Southeast Court and remanded to the Putnam County Jail in lieu of $1,500.00 cash bail or $3,000.00 bond.  His next scheduled appearance is scheduled for October 13, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.

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