By Melanie Lekocevic
Capital Region Independent Media
SELKIRK — A Selkirk woman was arrested Thursday on gun charges originating from a report from Child Protective Services, according to Bethlehem Police.
Ramona L. Orr, 42, of Selkirk, was arrested Oct. 5 after police received a call Oct. 3, from the county’s Child Protective Services, requesting a welfare check on a child in a residence in Selkirk.
“The report to Child Protective Services alleged that there were numerous firearms in the residence,” according to a statement from Bethlehem Police. “Members of the Bethlehem Police Department assisted in the investigation and did locate several unregistered and illegal firearms within the residence.”
According to police, a search of the residence led to the seizure of two non-compliant/unregistered AR-15 rifles, four unregistered handguns, and non-compliant large capacity AR-15 magazines.
Orr was arrested and charged with three counts of criminal possession of a weapon, a class D felony; four counts of criminal possession of a firearm, a class E felony; and one count of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.
Police did not disclose the age of the child.
Orr was arraigned in Town of Bethlehem Court and released on a $5,000 bail bond.
She is expected to return to court Nov. 8.