The Waterloo Police Department reports, on April 26th, 2021 officers arrested Abraham “Anthony” Shammah, age 52, of 20 West Elisha St, Waterloo, NY. The arrest stems from an investigation into the possession of illegal firearms. It was alleged that Shammah was illegally possessing multiple handguns at his residence and a search warrant was requested through the Seneca County Court. Upon execution of the search warrant, multiple firearms, magazines and ammunition were recovered from the home. Shammah was taken into custody and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the second degree – possessing 5 more more firearms unlawfully (class C Felony). Shammah was secured in the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Central Arraignment Court on April 27th, 2021.
The Waterloo Police Department was assisted in the investigation by the New Tazewell, Tennessee Police Department and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division.