A construction worker from Canandaigua was arrested at a Webster elementary school earlier this week after police responded to the school for a ‘suspicious person’.
A parent dropping off their child at Klem South Elementary School called the police around 8:20 a.m. after seeing a person in his vehicle parked at the school.
Officers ultimately located Timothy Ryan, 57, of Canandaigua inside his pickup truck.
Also in that pickup truck were two legally-owned, licensed handguns. While the handguns were legally registered – it is illegal to bring them onto school property, according to officers.
Ryan was taken into custody without incident.
The school was temporarily placed under lockout procedure on Tuesday for a few minutes as a precaution. At no time was anyone at the school in danger, explained law enforcement after the incident.
Ryan was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds. He posted $20,000 bond and is due back in court at a later date.