4 arrested for bringing guns into NY from PA, 2 others hit with gun charges

Police have arrested six men on illegal weapons charges in Broome County and say four the suspect were arrested for bring weapons into New York from Pennsylvania.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2022, 10:19 AM

Updated 713 days ago

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Police have arrested six men on illegal weapons charges in Broome County and say four the suspect were arrested for bring weapons into New York from Pennsylvania.
State police say troopers initiated a traffic stop in Broome County after observing vehicle and traffic violations. The stop resulted in the arrest of four men from Pennsylvania. Troopers found them in possession of several illegals guns and illegal magazines that are not compliant with the SAFE Act.
• Robert J. Applegate II, age 56 of Kinzers, PA, charged with three counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree.
• Robert J. Applegate III, age 31 of Lancaster, PA charged with three counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree.
• Glen W. Applegate, age 28 of Kinzers, PA charged with three counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree.
• Trevor D. Sweigart, age 29 of Lititz, PA charged with four counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree.
Another traffic stop in Broome County resulted in an investigation that found two other men to be in possession of several illegal guns and magazines not compliant with the SAFE Act. They were also discovered to be in possession of illegal metal knuckles and suspected illegal narcotics.
• Jeffrey A. Everetts, age 39 of Sayre, PA charged with four counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree.
• Nephrem W. Holt, age 32 of Albany, NY charged with two counts of the class “D” felony of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree and the misdemeanor of Criminal Possession of Weapon in the fourth degree.
All six men have been remanded to the Broome County Jail without bail.


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