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Orange County Man Nabbed With Gun, Pot

An Orange County man was nabbed with a gun and pot. Photo Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Office
Tyshe M. Williams Jr. Photo Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Office

A 21-year-old City of Newburgh man was busted for possession of a handgun and marijuana during a stop by Orange County Sheriff's deputies.

Tyshe M. Williams Jr., was stopped shortly after noon on Sunday, on Liberty Street for various traffic violations, said Capt. Paul Arteta.

Williams, who was unlicensed, had 94 bags of marijuana tucked inside his jacket and a loaded Ruger handgun in the vehicle, Arteta said.

He was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon and possession of marijuana and is being held at the Orange County Jail on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.

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