November 19, 2020
From Hornell Police:
Hornell Police have charged Jacob M. Nelson, 23, of 1186 Spicer Road in Whitesville after a vehicle stop on Route 36 in Hornell. During the stop Nelson was allegedly found to illegally possess a loaded pistol with a defaced serial number. According to Hornell, Nelson also had some feeding devices for the pistol that were loaded beyond legal capacity, as well as methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, burglar tools and a police scanner.
Nelson is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree (C Felony), Criminal Possession of Weapon in the Third Degree (3 counts D Felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree (D Felony), Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the Second Degree (2 counts A Misdemeanor), Possession of Burglar Tools (3 counts A Misdemeanor), and Unlawful Possession of a Radio Device (B Misdemeanor).
Hornell Police took Jacob Nelson to the Steuben County CAP Court, where they ticketed and released Nelson.