Wellness check leads to firearm charge in Sodus

Deputies say a wellness check in the Town of Sodus led to the arrest of a 47-year-old resident on firearm-related charges.

Monte R. Carr, 47, of Sodus was charged with criminal possession of a firearm after deputies were called to perform a wellness check on Sunday around 1:09 p.m.

According to their report, a subject was possibly going to harm themselves.

Through investigation, it was determined that Carr possessed a firearm illegally, because he did not have legal permit for it.

As result, he was issued an appearance ticket for Sodus Town Court, and the Sheriff’s Office secured the weapon.