24 July 2020
 
 

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Acting Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
 



PRESS RELEASE
 

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.   

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