2 Arrested During Traffic Stop in Willington

State police arrested two men and seized a handgun during a traffic stop in Willington Friday afternoon, according to a press release.

Police said troopers pulled over a silver Nissan on I-84 in Willington for driving erratically and having an obscured back license.

Police said the occupants of the car, identified as Kamau Banks, 30, and Keyoki Banks, 24, both of Decatur, Ga., were arrested after police found a Taurus G2 9mm handgun with an illegal high capacity magazine, a counterfeit $100 bill, prescription pills without their original packaging, and a suspected marijuana pipe in the vehicle.

Kamau Banks, the driver, faces charges of obscured plate violation, prescription not kept in proper container, paraphernalia, and first-degree forgery, according to police. Keyoki Banks faces charges of weapon in a motor vehicle, pistol without a permit, and possession of a high capacity magazine. Both men were released on $2,500 bonds and scheduled a court date of August 3.

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