MASSENA A Texas man faces a weapon charge after a traffic stop by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents turned up a loaded gun in his vehicle, state police said.
Michael R. Hibbert, 28, Lewisville, Texas, was stopped at 6 p.m. Tuesday on Route 37. Investigation revealed that he had a pistol in his vehicle illegally, as well as 17 rounds of ammunition, troopers said.
He was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class C felony. He was sent to St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, but later posted $5,000 bail.