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NYS Police make major drug and gun arrest in Steuben County


Ian F. Travis of Hornby NY face five felony charges by VGNET

From the NYS Police,

On October 17, 2023, members of Troop E, Violent Gangs and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VGNET) executed a search warrant at 3865 State Route 414 in the town of Hornby, Steuben County. During the execution of the warrant, the following items were seized: approximately 1.5 ounces of crystal methamphetamine, packaging materials, digital scales, 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.  

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