An Albany man is facing charges for having a loaded .22 caliber handgun, police said.

Henry Smalls, 32, is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon, arraigned in the Albany City Criminal Court and sent to the Albany County Jail. Police say Smalls was spotted on the 300 block of Orange Street on Thursday, March 6, just after midnight. They had a report of a man with a gun and when they got there, he ran.

The foot chase ended and officers say he tossed the gun, which was recovered, police said.