Village of Airmont deputy mayor indicted on dozens of felony charges

Rockland County detectives and federal agents searched Downey's home under a warrant after receiving information about a package intercepted at U.S. Customs that contained a firearm silencer.

News 12 Staff

Dec 18, 2021, 2:06 AM

Updated 852 days ago

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Village of Airmont Deputy Mayor Brian Downey was indicted Friday night on dozens of felony charges.
Rockland County detectives and federal agents searched Downey's home under a warrant after receiving information about a package intercepted at U.S. Customs that contained a firearm silencer.
They found over 100 firearms - the majority of which were illegally manufactured -- and numerous false federal law enforcement credentials.
The charges come as part of a federal, county and local investigation into the purchasing of illegal gun parts.


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