A Chambersburg, Pennsylvania man is being held without bail in the Cortland County Jail after New York State Police say they pulled him over on Interstate 81 in Marathon.

Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

 

Troopers say they found 29-year-old Wesley Lee had a loaded handgun in the vehicle that was pulled over for speeding at 10:24 a.m. April 2.

Authorities say they noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from the car, which resulted in the search.

Lee is charged with felony possession of a weapon and was ticketed for speeding and possession of an open container of alcohol in a vehicle.

33-year-old Isaiah Edgecombe of Rockaway Beach, New York, who was riding in the vehicle, was ticketed for unlawful possession of marijuana after Troopers say they found him with a small amount of pot.

A second passenger was not arrested.