B'vill youth arrested for gunplay and pot

State Police in Elbridge report that on Tuesday, August 25, at about 11:30 pm Matthew Blake,19, of 7789 Barbara Lane Baldwinsville was arrested for one count each of reckless endangerment 2nd, Criminal possession of a weapon 4th and unlawful posession of marijuana.

Investigators said Blake shot a .22 rifle at, and struck, a barn located at 850 West Genesee St., Skaneateles while two persons were inside.

At the time the rifle was discharged the defendant's brother, Timothy Blake, 16, was walking in front of the defendant.

Troopers said Blake was found to be in posession of a Titan .25 semi-automatic pistol and a small amount of marijuana.

Blake was arraigned before Town of Skaneateles Justice Katheleen Dell and released pending further court action on Sept. 9.

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