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Canandaigua man arrested on felony charge after possessing two guns on school property

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.

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