Police: Man faces charges after loaded handgun discovered during traffic stop

Police say Savon Bagby, 25, tossed a loaded handgun during the pursuit.

News 12 Staff

Mar 6, 2023, 12:20 PM

Updated 439 days ago

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Police in the city of Poughkeepsie say they were conducting a traffic stop Friday on South Clinton Street when the suspect tried to run away.
Police say Savon Bagby, 25, tossed a loaded handgun during the pursuit. According to authorities, the handgun was stolen in Virginia.
Bagby was taken into custody and has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, firearm and stolen property. Bagby was also found to be on federal probation.


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