Rochester Man arrested after revolvers, semi-automatic handguns found in home


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester man was arrested early Wednesday morning after multiple firearms were found in a home on Atkinson Street in the City.

65-year-old Harold Smith was charged with:

  • Second degree harassment
  • Menacing in the second degree with a firearm
  • Two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree
  • Two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree

The Rochester Police Department responded to a call that came in at 5:45 a.m. for the report of a domestic incident. Upon arrival, police safely secured the victim and surrounded the location. Then, officers secured Smith who exited the residence.

With a search warren to search the home, officers found found two revolvers, two semi-automatic handguns, and a shotgun.

Smith was booked in the Monroe County Jail and will be arraigned on Thursday.

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