FULTON, NY – The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Fulton have arrested three teens as a result of an investigation into a stolen assault rifle.
On Tuesday, May 7, the State Police in Fulton received a report of a stolen rifle from a residence in the town of Granby.
Troopers and Investigators from the Fulton Barracks conducted an investigation and subsequently arrested the following individuals:
1) Emmanuel M. Granger, 5/24/93, 443 State Route 48, Fulton, NY – Grand Larceny 4th (E Felony), Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (D Felony), Criminal Sale of a Firearm 3rd (D Felony) and Making a Punishable False Written Statement (A Misdemeanor) – Arraigned in the Town of Granby Court, remanded to the Oswego County Jail on $10,000 cash / $20,000 bond.
2) Darren M. Love, 2/18/95, 46A Davis St., Phoenix, NY – Criminal Sale of Firearm to a Minor (C Felony), Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (D Felony), Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor) – Arraigned in the Town of Granby Court, remanded to the Oswego County Jail on $2,500 cash / $5,000 bond.
3) 14-year-old boy – Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (D Felony) – Turned over to his parents, to be handled in Oswego County Family Court.
The investigation determined that Emmanuel Granger had stolen the firearm, a Hi-Point 9mm Carbine, along with 9mm ammunition from within a residence in the town of Granby.
Granger then passed the firearm to an acquaintance of his, Darren Love. Love subsequently sold the firearm to a 14-year-old boy for cash, which was then split with Granger.
Investigators recovered the weapon and the ammunition within the residence of the 14-year-old suspect, where three other young children were present.
Granger has a return court date of June 3 in the Town of Granby Court.
Love has a return court date of May 15 in the Town of Schroeppel Court.
The 14-year-old’s charges are being handled in Oswego County Family Court.