Ghost Gun Arrest

Seneca County Sheriff Timothy Thompson reports that on January 12, 2024, Investigators arrested 53-year-old Brian S. Smith of 401 Cayuga Drive in the Town of Waterloo on the charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree, Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the third degree, three counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the third degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in a Sensitive Location, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the fourth degree, Criminal Sale of a Firearm in the third degree, and Criminal Sale of a Ghost Gun in the second degree.  It is alleged that Smith sold a loaded Privately Made Firearm “ghost gun” and crack cocaine while in the Town of Seneca Falls. Smith was processed at the Seneca County Jail and arraigned at Seneca County’s Centralized Arraignment Part Court.  Smith will be expected to appear before the Seneca Falls Town Court at a later date to answer for the charges against him.  Seneca County Investigators were assisted by the New York State Police and the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office.  23SH20092