Pair arrested on gun charge in Niskayuna

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NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna police early Sunday arrested two Schenectady men on felony charges for allegedly possessing a gun.

Anthony J. Boddy, 24, of Victory Avenue, and Frankie D. Rizzo Jr., 22, of Manchester Road, also were booked on unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

The arrests were made after the car in which Boddy and Rizzo were riding was stopped at the corner of State Street and Balltown Road at 4:50 a.m. Police said they found a loaded handgun and marijuana during a search of the car.

Rizzo, who was driving, also was ticketed for unlicensed operation and other vehicle and traffic violations. The two men were arraigned and sent to the Schenectady County Jail on $75,000 bail each.

Boddy and Rizzo will return to court Wednesday.

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