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Fort Covington man charged with illegally selling three handguns


FORT COVINGTON - New York State Police reported Friday they had arrested Rockne R. Cox, 29, of Fort Covington on June 7 and charged him with three counts of third-degree criminal sale of a weapon and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree.

His arrest was the result of a lengthy investigation conducted by the Troop B Gun Investigation Unit, the Franklin County Drug Task Force and the Franklin County District Attorney’s Office.

The investigation involved the sale of three unlawfully possessed handguns in the town of Fort Covington over the past year.

Cox was arraigned before Franklin County Court Judge Robert G. Main Jr. and was sent to the Franklin County Jail with bail set at $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

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