(Syracuse, NY) On Thursday July 25, 2013 at 12:05pm Officers were sent to the area of Butternut and S. Alvord Streets for a report of a man with gun. When officers arrived in the area they observed a male fitting the suspect’s description who was riding on the front handle bars of a blue bicycle. The suspect, who is now identified as Jonathan Daniels, age 19, was observed by officers holding an object in his waistband as he rode on the bike. Officers pulled up alongside Daniels and the other male on the bike and notified them that they were riding on the wrong side of the street. As the officer opened the car door to exit her patrol car, Daniels jumped from the bike and ran South on Butternut St holding his front waist band area to further suggest he was possibly carrying a firearm.
Several Officers immediately gave chase. Daniels was observed running South on
Officers located a loaded a Colt 22 caliber handgun that was tossed by Daniels near
Daniels was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, 5th Degree an 7th Degree and issued ticket for Too Many Riders on a Bicycle. He was booked in the Onondaga County Justice center pending his arraignment in Syracuse City Court.