On November 14, 2013 members of the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department Neighborhood Recovery Unit arrested an individual in the area of 169 Union Street who was in possession of an illegal handgun.
During a traffic stop and subsequent investigation, NRU members recovered a loaded .22 caliber Ruger handgun. Officers later learned that the handgun was reported stolen to the East Fishkill Police Department in September 2012.
This handgun is the fifty- eighth (58th) illegal handgun recovered by the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department this year.
Kelvin Mahoney (date of birth 3/16/78) of 169 Union Street, was arrested and charged with criminal
possession of a weapon in the second degree, a class C felony; criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree, a class D felony; and criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, a class E Felony.
Kelvin Mahoney is being held at the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department pending his arraignment at City of Poughkeepsie Court.
Community members with information regarding drug dealing or suspicious activity in their neighborhood are encouraged to contact the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department Neighborhood Recovery Unit at 845-451-4060.