WORCESTER – A Virginia man was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a firearm after a motorcycle crash allegedly lead state troopers to discover he had two loaded pistols and no pistol permit.
According to Trooper Aga Dembinska, Troop C public information officer, Phillip M. Davis, 25, Strasburg,. Va, was arrested after a trooper responded to an accident involving a motorcycle on Interstate 88 in Worcester. Davis told the trooper that when a tractor trailer passed him, he applied his brakes and lost control of his Harley, but he he did not suffer any injuries.
During the investigation, it was allegedly discovered that Davis was in possession of two guns in the rear storage area of his motorcycle. Both guns allegedly had rounds in the magazine, one had a round chambered. Davis does not possess a pistol permit.
He was arrested and charged with two counts of the felony of Criminal Possession of a Firearm and arraigned in the town of Worcester court where he was remanded to the Otsego County jail. Davis will appear in court on July 2, 2019 for a felony hearing.