Man arrested in Long Island traffic stop found to have cache of weapons, police say

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Sunday, January 15, 2017
NY State Police photo

ISLIP, Long Island (WABC) -- A man was arrested during a traffic stop on Long Island after police say they uncovered a cache of weapons in his vehicle.

41-year-old Andrew Kuklis of Patchogue was driving on the Southern State Parkway in Islip Friday night when troopers pulled him over for a traffic violation.

Officers say they found marijuana, a loaded handgun, a dagger, and high-capacity magazines during the traffic stop.

When troopers searched his home, they found a revolver, a handgun, a rifle, and a large quantity of various ammunition.

Investigators charged Kuklis with criminal possession of a weapon and other charges.