JC Man Indicted on 15 Weapon Possession Counts
A 64-year-old man has been indicted by a Broome County grand jury after police discovered an arsenal of guns and ammunition in the town of Union.
Ramadan Abdullah of Johnson City was arrested following an investigation in connection with a reported theft from the Gander Mountain Store on Harry L Drive.
According to the Broome County District Attorney's Office, the grand jury indictment was returned on Friday.
Abdullah faces six counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and nine counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He also was indicted on a misdemeanor petit larceny charge.
Investigators on June 14 announced they had confiscated eight assault weapons, four loaded handguns and two rifles. They also said that thousands of rounds of ammunition and 64 high-capacity ammunition feeding devices had been seized.
Police have not publicly indicated why Abdullah may have acquired the weapons and ammunition.
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