NEW LEBANON – State Police have arrested a Hopewell Junction man for possessing a legally possessed handgun, but with a clip containing nine bullets. The new state SAFE Act limits the amount of rounds in a clip to seven.
As a result, troopers charges Gregory Dean, Jr., 31, with unlawful possession of certain ammunition feeding devices and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, both misdemeanors, and a traffic infraction. He was issued appearance tickets.
Dean was stopped on Route 22 in the Town of New Lebanon at 9:45 p.m. on Sunday. He had a legally possessed .40 caliber handgun on the front passenger seat partially covered by a sweatshirt…
Senator Gregory Ball (R- Patterson) called the charge “a very sad day for all fair minded New Yorkers who believe in justice and value freedom.” (ARTICLE)