A Martville man is in the Cayuga County Jail after State Troopers found a loaded rifle in his vehicle.
Sgt. Daniel Lester tells Finger Lakes News Radio 53-year old Rodney Turner was spotted on Main Street in the Village of Fair Haven on Monday. The trooper knew his license was suspended and he was operating the vehicle a suspended registration and no insurance.
The discovery highlighted the danger law enforcement officers can face during a routine traffic stop.
Turner had two previous felony DWI convictions which prohibited him from possessing a firearm.
He was remanded to Cayuga County Jail and will appear in Town of Sterling court on Wednesday evening.