Monday, 05 April 2021 10:47

APD: Teens With Guns Arrested After Traffic Stop Featured

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Two Akron teens are facing multiple charges after a routine traffic stop early Sunday morning. 
Per the Akron Police report, a driver was stopped near North Main Street and East Tallmadge Avenue Sunday morning around 1 a.m. due to an equipment violation on their vehicle. 
While walking up to the vehicle, officers noticed a teenager in backseat who appeared to be trying to conceal an AK-47 rifle at his feet on the floor of the vehicle. 
All of the teens in the car were asked to step out and officers then found a pistol in the pocket of the 18-year-old male who was in the front passenger seat. 
According to the report, the underage teen in the backseat was arrested and charged with improper handling of a firearm in a motorvehcile. and taken to the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center. 
The front seat passenger, 18-year-old Lenier Worthy, was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon and taken to Summit County Jail. 
The female 16-year-old driver was issued a citation for the initial equipment violation and released. 
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