2 ARRESTED FOLLOWING GUN TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION
Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff John C. Garcia reports the arrest of two individuals on March 29 for weapon charges.
At approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday, Deputies and Detectives with the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Intelligence Unit and the GIVE Grant, with assistance from the Buffalo Police Intelligence Unit, arrested 49-year-old Sean Joyner and 45-year-old Calvin Caurthon in the Bailey and Broadway area of Buffalo.
The arrests follow an investigation into illegal gun trafficking activity in the area.
A previously convicted felony, Joyner is charged with a felony count of criminal possession of a loaded firearm.
Caurthon is charged with a felony count of criminal possession of a loaded firearm and a felony count of criminal possession of a defaced/concealed firearm.
Both defendants are remanded to the Erie County Holding Center pending their arraignment.
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