A Lancaster City man faces charges involving the illegal possession of a handgun. The charges resulted when police responded to a fight in the 300 block of South Queen Street at about 9:07 pm last Saturday.
While on the scene officers noticed a holster containing an ammunition magazine on the hip of 24 year old Vernest Antonio Storr. They then found a concealed Springfield 9mm handgun in Storr’s jacket pocket. The weapon had a loaded magazine with one bullet in the chamber. Storr did not have a concealed carry permit and was arrested. There were no arrests as a result of the fight.
Charges against Storr include Carrying Firearms without License and Persons not to Possess Firearms. Storr was found to have a prior felony trespass conviction. Following arraignment Storr was sent to Lancaster County Prison.