Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Man Found with Illegal Handgun Following Traffic Stop in Fishkill

Brandon L. Burgess

FISHKILL – The New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks arrested Brandon L. Burgess, of Bronx, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree, an unclassified misdemeanor.

About 11 a.m. on Jan. 11, 2018, Troopers observed a 2004 Chevrolet operated by Burgess, commit a violation of the vehicle and traffic law on Interstate 84 in the town of Fishkill.

Investigation at the traffic stop found that Burgess allegedly had a suspended license and an illegally loaded hand gun, said authorities.

Burgess was arraigned before the town of Fishkill Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.


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