Alvonsey Manigault III indicted in connection with Elmira standoff
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Elmira resident who was arrested in connection with shots fired and an early morning standoff last month has been indicted.
Elmira Police Officers responded to reports of gunfire around 5:15 the morning of August 23 in the area of Baldwin and East Second Streets.
Alvonsey Manigault III was taken into custody, and a toddler who had been in the home at the time was removed safely by SWAT team members.
At the time of his arrest, Manigault was in possession of a .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun, a loaded 5.56-millimeter semiautomatic rifle identified as an assault weapon under New York's SAFE Act, and quantities of heroin and methamphetamine, according to the Star Gazette.
He has been indicted on two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and two counts of criminal possession of a firearm, all felonies.
Manigault was also indicted on two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.
He is in custody at the Chemung County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail.