25 March 2020
Major Jennifer Gottstine
   Troop T Commander



At approximately 9:35 a.m., State Police responded to a menacing complaint involving a shotgun.  Troopers located and stopped the vehicle in question near mile marker 455.1 westbound, in the town of Hanover, Chautauqua County.  After a physical confrontation with Troopers, the suspect was taken into custody.  Two troopers suffered minor injuries and were transported for treatment.


Several weapons and a suspicious package were located in the vehicle.  The State Police Bomb Disposal Unit were called to the scene to assist with the investigation. 


All westbound and eastbound lanes of I-90 between exit 57 and exit 58 are closed until the scene is clear. 


More information will be released on the online newsroom as it becomes available.  

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