Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander
Freedom man arrested for weapons charges
On July 24, 2020, SP Machias Troopers arrested Andrew A. Phillippi, 31, of Freedom, NY for Criminal Possession of an Assault Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree, Menacing 2nd Degree, and Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree.
During their investigation of an incident at a residence on Phillippi Road in the town of Freedom, Troopers determined Phillippi had discharged a shotgun in a threatening manner.
Phillippi was arrested and arraigned in Freedom Town Court, where he was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail without bail.