Elmira Correctional Facility inmate found with weapons

By Erika Mahoney

Elmira Correctional Facility inmate found with weapons

July 7, 2013 Updated Jul 7, 2013 at 9:57 PM EDT

Elmira, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Officials are investigating why an inmate at the Elmira Correctional Facility had several weapons, according to Tom Mailey, Department of Corrections and community supervision director of public information.

Mailey said officials received anonymous information regarding the weapons on Friday.

The facility went into lock down, ordered by Acting Commissioner Anthony Annucci.

Officials searched the facility to find the weapons and make sure the staff and inmates stayed safe.

The investigation is ongoing.

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