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Law enforcement seizes weapons from illegal alien in Yates

Posted 19 March 2018 at 12:44 pm

Press Release/Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force

YATES – The Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force, assisted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, executed a search warrant at 11669 Alps Rd. in the Town of Yates on Thursday.

Gregario Salinas-Guzman

The law enforcement agencies seized illegal weapons and arrested an illegal alien on numerous felony charges, the Task Force said today.

Police seized a defaced 22-caliber handgun, two shotguns, a rifle and numerous forged documents.

Gregario Salinas-Guzman, 32, of 11669 Alps Rd. has been charged with 1 count of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (class D felony), 3 counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree (class A misdemeanors), 1 count of criminal possession of a firearm (class E felony) and 2 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree (class D felonies).

Salinas-Guzman was arraigned in the Town of Ridgeway Justice Court by Town Justice Joseph Kujawa and was committed to the Orleans County Jail on $50,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. Salinas-Guzman is to appear in the Yates Town Court on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement filed an immigration detainer with the Orleans County Jail for Salinas-Guzman.

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