Elmira Man Charged With Criminal Possession Of A Weapon

HORSEHEADS – On Tuesday the New York State Police from State Police barracks in Horseheads responded to Dicks Sporting Goods on County Route 64 in the town of Horseheads for a report of a larceny in progress. 

When troopers arrived, they located and identified the suspect as 40 year old Arkbar Nader, of Elmira.Police say Nader had an active NYSP Felony Warrant for Grand Larceny 4th.

Subsequent to his arrest, Nader was found to be in possession of a modified shotgun with a 12-inch barrel and defaced serial number. He was also found to have one round of live shotgun ammunition in his pocket.

In addition to the felony warrant, Nader was charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (D Felony) and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th (A Misdemeanor). 

Nader was taken to the barracks for processing. He was arraigned in the Town of Horseheads Court and committed to the Chemung County Jail on $50,000 cash or $100,000 bail bond. The New York State Police was assisted by the Chemung County Sheriff’s Department.

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