27 June 2020

Acting Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander


On June 26, 2020 New York State Police arrested Holly M. Cornell, age 35 of Berkshire, NY for the misdemeanor of Unlawfully Dealing with Fireworks and Dangerous Fireworks. 

At approximately 3:30 p.m., a trooper monitoring traffic on Interstate 81 in the town of Kirkwood initiated a traffic stop after he observed Cornell make a vehicle and traffic violation while operating a vehicle.  An investigation with the assistance of K9 Matti, troopers located over $2,000 worth of illegal fireworks in Cornell’s possession. 

Cornell was arrested and processed at SP Binghamton.  She was released on appearance tickets to the town of Kirkwood court on July 7, 2020.

For more information about fireworks check: https://troopers.ny.gov/Crime_Prevention/Fireworks_Safety/ or http://www.dhses.ny.gov/ofpc/news/sparklingdevices.cfm

Trooper Chris May and K9 Matti (SP Binghamton)

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