Brant driver charged in weapons violation

BRANT — A town resident was charged after a traffic stop on Erie Road after deputies Saturday allegedly observed vehicle and traffic violations.

Keith Renaldo, Jr., 34 of Brant, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation and a subsequent search of the vehicle discovered a metal knuckle knife and six small bags of marijuana. An investigation also revealed Renaldo’s license has active suspensions and it was also revoked.

Renaldo was additionally charged with criminal possession of a weapon, circumventing an interlock device, possession of marijuana, operating a vehicle without insurance, and a vehicle and traffic violation.

The defendant was released on appearance tickets for Brant Town Court.