NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Acting Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
On June 30, 2020 at approximately 9:29 p.m., New York State Police at Ithaca arrested Anthony R. Chandler Jr., age 26 of Lansing, NY for the felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the second degree.
A trooper initiated a traffic stop after he observed a vehicle and traffic violation on State Route 13 in the city of Ithaca. The trooper learned that Chandler had an arrest warrant from the city of Ithaca and a passenger had a bench warrant from the city of Ithaca. During a subsequent investigation, troopers discovered Chandler was in possession of a loaded firearm which had been reported as stolen.
Chandler was arrested and later arraigned virtually. He was remanded to the Tompkins County Jail on $3,000 cash bail or $6,000 bail bond.