Troy man arrested on weapons charges

— State Police arrested a Troy man after he was allegedly found with a handgun he did not have a permit for.

Police pulled over Traleck Dickson, 28, at about 10:41 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, for speeding on Route 7 in Colonie. Police said he had a suspended Massachusetts driver’s license and, after searching the car, they allegedly found a Smith and Wesson Military & Police .357 semi-automatic pistol loaded with a 10-round magazine.

Dickson was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, a felony, and unlawful possession of certain ammunition feeding devices, a misdemeanor.

He was arraigned in Colonie Town Court and remanded to the Albany County jail without bail.

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