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10 July 2018
Gilboa man arrested for Criminal Possession of a Firearm
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Robert E. Patnaude
Troop G Commander
July 10, 2018-SP Cobleskill
On July 9, 2018, the New York State Police in Cobleskill arrested Kyriakos Tamanas, age 60, of Gilboa, NY for Criminal Possession of a Firearm and an Environmental Conservation Law of Illegally Discharging a Firearm.
Troopers were initially dispatched to the Town of Gilboa for a subject firing a handgun from the front porch residence towards a wooded area. Investigation revealed that Tamanas discharged two rounds near a public highway, however no information was developed to indicate that he placed any person or property in danger. Tamanas, who does not possess a valid New York State Pistol Permit, was found to illegally possess two handguns which were recovered by Troopers during the investigation.
Tamanas was arrested for the Class E Felony of Criminal Possession of a Firearm in addition to Illegally Discharging a Firearm. He was processed and released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Gilboa Court at a later date.
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