Lancaster City man charged with illegal possession of handgun

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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.

1 Comment

  • MyTakeOnIt

    So, who was this weapon registered to? If it was not reported stolen, does that person get charged with anything? If it was reported stolen, I don't see any charges listed above related to that.

    When a person "not to possess firearms" has firearms and there is no report of the firearms being stolen, are the registered owners being charged at all?

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