Two arrested for illegal gun possession

By Matt Hicks

Two arrested for illegal gun possession

March 26, 2013 Updated Mar 27, 2013 at 1:16 AM EDT

Town of Oxford, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Two people are arrested in Chenango County after an illegal gun sale in the town of Oxford.

The Chenango County Sheriff's Office arrested last week Austin R. Demuth, 18, and Eric W. Carpenter, 32, for the charge of criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree.

According to deputies, both men were prohibited from possessing a shotgun under New York State law, although few other details have been provided.

Demuth was arraigned in the Town of Oxford Court, while Carpenter was arraigned in the Town of Norwich Court.

They were both taken to the Chenango County Jail.

Also arrested was Nadine A. Button, 34, of Norwich, for providing a false statement about the incident.

She will appear in the City of Norwich Court at a later date.