Scranton Police Department arrested Tyrick Curtis Friday, 23, of 11 Collins St. Wilkes Barre after locating a vehicle they say was used in a recent shooting incident in the city. Authorities say the Scranton Police Street Crimes Unit began conducting surveillance on the vehicle which was initially parked and subsequently conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle leaving Valley View Terrace. Police say they identified Friday as the driver.
A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted and police say they located a loaded Kel-Tec .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun.
Friday is a convicted felony and a person prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Friday is charged with persons not to possess a firearm, firearms not to be carried without a license, possession of a small amount of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Friday remains lodged at Lackawanna County Prison after being unable to post bail.
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