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Canisteo man arrested on weapons charge

A Canisteo man has been arrested on weapons charges after an incident on Wednesday, February 2.

Jose Viana, 46, was arrested by Canisteo Police after a reported domestic incident in the Village. Police found Viana had a handgun without a valid NYS pistol permit, according to WETM.


He was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and given a ticket to appear in Canisteo Village Court at a later date.

The handgun was seized by police. Steuben County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the arrest.