Deputies report the arrest of a Wayland man following an investigation into the possession and sale of firearms that were not legally his.
It’s alleged that in 2020, Coty Murphy, 29, of Wayland possessed and sold firearms that he didn’t legally own. An investigation ensued and evidence was brought before a grand jury in Steuben County.
Murphy was indicted on several charges including criminal possession of a firearm, criminal sale of a firearm- both as felonies, as well as criminal possession of a weapon.
He was arraigned and detained due to a parole violation.
Sheriff Jim Allard thanked the Wayland Police Department for their assistance.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)