By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

Scranton Police arrest WIlkes-Barre felon, Curtis Friday, in recent shooting

Scranton Police arrest WIlkes-Barre felon, Curtis Friday, in recent shooting

Scranton, PA

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.