KINGSTON – A Fleischmanns man is under arrest in Kingston after City Police conducted an undercover buy-bust operation regarding the sale of illegal handguns in and around the City of Kingston.
During the operation, James Ford sold a loaded .45 caliber gun and ammunitions to an undercover police officer.
Special Investigations Unit detectives and Town of Ulster officers immediately moved in and took Ford into custody without incident.
Ford was charged with two felonies of criminal sale of a firearm. He was arraigned and released to pre-trial supervision.
The SIU was assisted by Town of Ulster Police Department’s K-9 unit.