posted on June 17, 2014 07:26
A suspected army deserter has been arrested in Wyoming County.
State Police based at Warsaw report the arrest of 19 year old Andrew Cox of Fort Drum.
Troopers said they received information that Cox may be in the Town of Pike and he had been classified as a deserter.
Troopers and Sheriff’s Deputies located Cox hiding upstairs in a home in Pike.
Cox was charged with a federal felony of Military Desertion and is being held in the Wyoming County Jail to be turned over to Military Police.
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