A Connecticut woman illegally possessed a firearm, and is facing felony charges. 

On January 2, 2018, at approximately 10:00 p.m. state police from Troop K stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.

An investigation found that the operator of the vehicle was illegally in possession of a  Ruger 9e semiautomatic pistol.

The operator, identified as Yajaira Berrios, age 36, of Bridgeport, CT was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm, a class E Felony, and multiple vehicle and traffic violations.

Berrios was arraigned in the Town of Pleasant Valley Court and remanded to Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

She is scheduled to return to court later this month.