State Police at Liberty arrested 27-year-old Joseph E. Somers, of Liberty after he was allegedly found to be in possession of a loaded .9mm Sig Sauer pistol inside his home.

Officials say the arrest and discovery of the weapon occurred when State Troopers and Sullivan County Probation officers conducted a routine home visit at the suspects Liberty home.

Somers is under supervision of Sullivan County for undisclosed and unrelated offenses.

Somers was charged with 2nd-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony. He was arraigned in the Town of Liberty Court and remanded to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $35,000 cash bail.