05 April 2021
 
  
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE
 Major James C. Michael
 Troop F Commander
 

  
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On April 4, 2021, state police from the Liberty barracks responded to a fight in progress at a Sunoco gas station on North Main Street in the village of Liberty. When troopers arrived at the location, they observed an injured individual being treated by Mobile Medic. Troopers observed an individual leaving the area when they arrived. Troopers stopped the individual to ask him about the altercation. While speaking to the individual, later identified as Nyyair Carney, age 23 from the city of Port Jervis, troopers observed a gun in his waistband. Troopers were assisted by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office in the removal of the revolver and the arrest of Carney. While Carney was being transported to the state police barracks, he began to bang his head on the rear passenger door of the state police vehicle. He was then transported by Garnet Health by MobileMedic where he was treated and released back into the custody of the New York State Police. Carney was charged with the felonies Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree.

He was arraigned in the Town of Fallsburg Court before Town Justice Kaminski. Carney was remanded to Sullivan County Jail without bail. He has a return date to the Town of Liberty Court on April 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

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