BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) - A Big Flats man was arrested Thursday on a gun charge that was sparked by a theft investigation.

According to New York State Police, 43 year old Jason Frycek of Big Flats was arrested after an investigation into the theft of roughly $20,000 in silver.
Police say that during the investigation, they also found a loaded rifle in his car.

Frycek was arrested for grand larceny and criminal possession of a weapon.

He was arraigned in Elmira Court and was then brought the Chemung County Jail.