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.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)