HORNBY – On Tuesday, members of New York State Police Troop E, Violent Gangs and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VGNET) executed a search warrant in the town of Hornby. During the execution of the warrant, the following items were seized: approximately 1.5 ounces of crystal methamphetamine, packaging materials, and digital scales.
Additionally, police recovered two illegally possessed handguns, one with a 24-round high capacity magazine, one assault-style 12 gauge shotgun, one .223 assault-style rifle, two other shotguns, two deer hunting rifles, several high capacity magazines and a large quantity of ammunition.
The suspect, a 24-year-old male, Ian F. Travis, was arrested and charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd (B Felony), four counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (D Felony), two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th (A Misdemeanor), and one count of Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd (A Misdemeanor). Travis was taken to the Steuben County Jail for CAP arraignment.
Troop E VGNET was assisted by the Elmira Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit and the Corning Police Department.