10/26/19: Sheriff’s Deputies arrested John Hudson, 56, of Flanders, NY, for attempted criminal purchase of a weapon. Mr. Hudson attempted to purchase a firearm from Benson’s Gun Shop on Middle Country Rd. in Coram, on 10/13/19 knowing he was prohibited by law from possessing a firearm. This attempted purchase violated an order of protection issued in Southampton Town Justice Court. He was charged with attempted criminal purchase of a weapon, criminal contempt in the 2nd degree, and offering a false instrument for filing in the 2nd degree.
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