Loaded handgun found during a traffic stop in Shamokin Dam

SHAMOKIN DAM – A Sunbury man was arrested after police found a illegally altered loaded handgun in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Shamokin Dam.  Police tell us 20-year-old Ajani Uhuru was pulled over on Ninth Avenue in Shamokin Dam for having tinted windows on his vehicle.


During the traffic stop, officers located a 9mm handgun under the driver’s seat.  The handgun’s serial numbers were removed from the gun, which is a violation of gun laws.  Uhuru was arrested and arraigned on charges including possession of a firearm with altered manufactured number and possession of a firearm without a license.  Uhuru was sent to Snyder county Prison on $25,000 straight bail.

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