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One arrested on weapon charge in Rochester

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Police say an individual was arrested following a traffic stop in Rochester.

According to a news release, State Police arrested Charles J. Gibson, 32, for criminal possession of a weapon.

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The traffic stop was initiated after a motorist was observed driving on North Clinton Avenue with a suspended NY identification only. Gibson was riding as a passenger and also did not have a valid license. During the investigation, troopers located a .380 caliber handgun with 6 live rounds. 

Gibson was remanded to the Monroe County Jail to await arraignment. The driver was issued uniform traffic tickets and was released.