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I-88 motorcycle accident leads to weapons arrest of Virginia man

A trooper responded to an accident involving a motorcycle a little before 1pm on Sunday, along I-88 in Worcester.

Posted: Jun 18, 2019 7:32 AM

WORCESTER, N.Y. -- An accident on I-88 led to a man's arrest for having a loaded and unregistered firearm.

New York State Police in Oneonta arrested Phillip Davis, 25, of Strasburg, Virginia for criminal possession of a firearm.

A trooper responded to an accident involving a motorcycle a little before 1pm on Sunday, along I-88 in Worcester, when he found that Davis was in possession of two guns in the rear storage area of his motorcycle.

Both guns had rounds in the magazine, one had a round in the chamber. Davis did not have a pistol permit.

He's in Otsego County jail on $2,000 cash bail.

Davis will appear in court on July 2 for a felony hearing.

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