Man facing illegal weapon charges following traffic stop Tuesday

A man is facing illegal gun charges following a traffic stop in Utica Tuesday evening.

19-year-old David Cosimeno was arrested Tuesday evening after police stopped his vehicle on the Arterial in Utica.

Police Stopped the vehicle for an unrelated reason but noticed shell casings on the floor. Cosimeno and all other passengers were detained and questioned, but ultimately Cosimeno was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon, firearm, and is being held at the Oneida County Jail.