Man arrested in Chemung County Jail

An inmate who was housed in Chemung County Jail was wanted by the Bradford County County Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear for a court appearance. The appearance was regarding the possession of an unlicensed firearm.

Justin P. Smith of Lawrenceville, Pa. was arrested and charged as a Fugitive from Justice in violation of the New York State Criminal Procedure Law, a Class D Felony.

Smith was remanded back to the Chemung County Jail after being arraigned in the Town of Southport Court.

There is a pending extradition hearing in Chemung County Court at a later date.

In April Smith was arrested for an incident in connection to stolen rental cars at the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport.

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