14 June 2022
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Jeffrey A. VanAuken
Troop C Commander
 



 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On June 12, 2022, the New York State Police Community Stabilization Team (CSU) and Troopers arrested six different individuals on illegal weapons charges.  All six men were found to be in possession of illegal guns and illegal magazines that are not compliant with the New York SAFE Act. 

Troopers initiated a traffic stop on Upper Front Street in the town of Chenango after observing vehicle and traffic violations.  An investigation resulted in the arrest of two men who were found to be in possession of several illegal guns and magazines not compliant with the SAFE Act.  They were also discovered to be in possession of illegal metal knuckles and suspected illegal narcotics. 

  • Jeffrey A. Everetts, age 39 of Sayre, PA charged with four counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree. 
  • Nephrem W. Holt, age 32 of Albany, NY charged with two counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree and the misdemeanor of Criminal Possession of Weapon in the fourth degree. 

Another traffic stop on Upper Front Street in the town of Chenango resulted in the arrest of four men from Pennsylvania.  Troopers found them in possession of several illegals guns and illegal magazines that are not compliant with the SAFE Act. 

  • Robert J. Applegate II, age 56 of Kinzers, PA, charged with three counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree. 
  • Robert J. Applegate III, age 31 of Lancaster, PA charged with three counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree. 
  • Glen W. Applegate, age 28 of Kinzers, PA charged with three counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree. 
  • Trevor D. Sweigart, age 29 of Lititz, PA charged with four counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree. 

All six men were processed at SP Binghamton then arraigned at Broome County Central Arraignment and Processing and remanded to the Broome County Jail without bail. 

 

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