Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Albany Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Criminal Possession of a Weapon

From today's press release:

District Attorney P. David Soares announced today that LEVI MALLOY, 52, of Albany, was sentenced to 15 years in State Prison, to be followed by 5 years of Post-Release Supervision, before the Honorable Thomas A. Breslin in Albany County Supreme Court this morning.

On July 1, 2014, MALLOY was found guilty following a jury trial of (1) Count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a Class C Felony.

On October 25, 2013 at the intersection of Morton Avenue and Delaware Avenue in the City of Albany, MALLOY was pulled over by a member of the Albany Police Department for a traffic infraction. Upon speaking with MALLOY, the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and observed two marijuana cigarettes in plain view. After removing MALLOY from the vehicle, officers discovered an unregistered Dickson .25 caliber handgun on the floor of the vehicle that was loaded with six rounds of live ammunition. 

This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Kurt Haas of the Street Crimes Unit.

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