Midstate Correctional Inmate arrested on weapon charges

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

MARCY, N.Y. (WKTV) - An inmate at Midstate Correctional Facility in Marcy has been charged after authorities say he was found in possession of a "shank."

Bryan L. Ruple, 34 has now been charged with promoting prison contraband and criminal possession of a weapon after he allegedly possessed a homemade weapon commonly known as a "shank" on April 2 while serving time at Midstate.

He remains in the custody of the NYS Department of Corrections and is scheduled to be arraigned in the Town of Marcy Court on May 9.

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