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State police looking for suspect in Ridgeway

Posted 25 September 2014 at 9:30 am

Gerardo Quiros

Press release, State Police

RIDGEWAY – The New York State Police, with the assistance of the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department, on Wednesday responded to a report from a woman, who stopped a passing Trooper to report her son had pointed a gun at her.

The woman was attempting to retrieve car keys in a residence on Route 104 in the Town of Ridgeway.

As additional patrols responded to the residence, officers heard what they believed to be a possible gun shot within the residence, and began to establish a perimeter around the property.

The New York State Police robot was deployed in an attempt to contact the individual, identified as 28-year-old Gerardo Quiros, with negative results. The robot then gained entry to the residence and a search was conducted with the assistance of the Orleans County Swat Team, which is comprised of officers from the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office, Medina PD and the Albion PD.

Quiros was not located in the residence. A search of the property and surrounding area was also conducted by SWAT and members of the State Police also with negative results.

A warrant has been issued for Gerardo Quiros by the Town of Ridgeway Court for Menacing and Criminal Possession of a Weapon. Quiros who may be armed, is described as a 5′ 08″ tall, Hispanic male, brown eyes, black hair, 150 pounds.

Anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of Quiros is asked to call the State Police at (585) 344-2200.