Parole officers find guns in convicted felon’s home

PORTER, N.Y. (WIVB) – A search warrant executed by New York State Parole uncovered two weapons inside the home of a convicted felon, according to authorities.

On Tuesday, parole officers along with State Police searched Alexander Shelbayeh’s home in the Town of Porter. Police say they found a semi-automatic shotgun and a rifle inside the 25-year-old’s residence.

He is charged with two counts of fourth degree criminal possession of weapon for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

Shelbayeh was taken to the Niagara County Jail without bail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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