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03 April 2017
Troopers arrest Navy Recruiter in Murder Conspiracy investigation
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Richard S. Allen
Troop E Commander
An investigation by the New York State Police Bath Bureau of Criminal Investigation has resulted in the arrest of Brandon T. McPherson, age 30, in conjunction with his involvement in a murder plot. McPherson was previously arrested on 12/9/16 for this same crime and during the State Police Investigation another co-conspirator was located who admitted to agreeing with McPherson to kill the same subject from the previous charge.
McPherson was charged with an additional count of Conspiracy, 2nd degree, a class “B” felony, for allegedly conspiring with another to commit the class “A” felony of Murder in the 2nd degree.
McPherson was arraigned before Town of Bath Justice Burns and remanded to the Steuben Co. Jail in lieu of $10,000.00 cash bail/$20,000.00 property bond.
McPherson is currently on active duty with the U.S. Navy, and was previously assigned to the Recruiting Office at the Arnot Mall.
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