STAFFORD — An early-morning traffic stop on Route 33 led to felony gun charges for a pair of Monroe County residents Saturday, Genesee County sheriff’s deputies said.
Deputy David Moore was on patrol about 12:30 a.m. when he stopped a car for speeding.
The driver appeared to be intoxicated and field tests were done.
Ayeola N. Williams, 46, of Henrietta was charged with driving while ability impaired by alcohol, open container and speeding.
Further investigation revealed marijuana and a loaded gun in the car, Moore said.
Williams and a passenger, James O. Weathers, 47, of Rochester were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and second-degree criminal possession of a firearm, a felony punishable by up to 15 years in state prison.
Williams was committed to jail with bail set at $1,000.
Weathers was jailed with bail set at $15,000.