Two Newburgh men arrested for illegal possession of firearms

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Actual seized guns (photo: State Police)

NEWBURGH – A traffic stop on Lander Street in the City of Newburgh at around 11 p.m. on July 29 resulted in two arrests for illegal gun possession.

Two passengers tried to flee but where apprehended by State Police and a search of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz they were in yielded a .357 Magnum revolver and a .380 semi-automatic pistol.

Nelson Coronado, 18, and a juvenile whose age was not released by police, were charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon.

Both were arraigned in Newburgh City Court with Coronado being remanded to the Orange County Jail in lieu of bail and the juvenile released on his own recognizance.

The driver of the car was issued four tickets.