Yesterday evening (July 18, 2019) police officers from the Utica Police Department's Tactical Unit arrested Boyd Williams (age 26, of Utica) for illegal possessing a loaded handgun and several drug charges. The incident took place during a traffic stop in West Utica.
Williams was charged with the following offenses:
Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree- felony
Two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd degree- felonies (defaced firearm, previous convictions)
Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd degree, and
Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd, 4th and seventh degrees- Felonies and a Misdemeanor.
Williams was in possession of a loaded .380 handgun, heroin, cocaine and marijuana.