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Police find loaded handgun and pot after foot chase

An 18-year-old Waverly Street resident who ran from police was apprehended and charged with criminal possession of a weapon early Saturday morning, authorities said.

When Northeast District police approached Jalon Caddelel, who was walking on Waverly near East Ferry Street, he fled but was caught after a short foot chase, according to police. Officers said they took a loaded handgun and  bag of marijuana from him.

In addition to the weapons count, Caddelel was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and obstructing governmental administration.

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