Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander
Buffalo man arrested for weapons possession in Franklinville
On March 22, 2021, SP Machias Troopers arrested Joel H. Beman, 41, of Buffalo, NY for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree.
During a traffic stop on State Route 16 in the village of Franklinville, Troopers discovered Beman to be in possession of an illegal homemade billy club.
Beman was arrested and arraigned in Freedom Town Court, where he was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail without bail. He is due to appear in Cattaraugus County Court later this month.