Major Jennifer Gottstine
Troop T Commander
Manlius, NY – On June 29, 2020, at approximately 8:20 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle for traveling 100 mph in a 65 zone, on I-90 in the town of Manlius. During the interview of the driver, Alexander Harris, 27, of E St. Louis, IL, it was determined that he was unlicensed and was wanted for kidnapping/unlawful imprisonment out of Saint Clair County Sheriff’s Department in the State of Illinois.
During a probable cause search of the vehicle, a Walther 38 ACP pistol with 6 rounds in the magazine and one round in the chamber, was located. Harris was taken into custody and transported to SP Syracuse where he was charged with the Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree (possessing a loaded firearm other than a person’s home/business); a Class C Felony and Fugitive from Justice (out of state crime)
Harris was remanded to the Onondaga County Jail without bail pending centralized arraignment.