Man charged with illegally carrying gun

WELLSBORO – Mark A. Kuca, 55, of 19 Wilson St., Gaines, was charged by borough police with carrying a concealed firearm, without a license recently.

According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, they were dispatched to Park Hill Manor Apartments, 21 Grant St, Apt. C 101, for a report of a man with a gun behaving “abnormally” Sept. 22.

Police said they found Kuca in the apartment acting “paranoid.” Police also said they knew he had a gun.

Police took a Double 9 nine-shot .22 caliber revolver from him that was loaded with seven live rounds, with two spent casings.

He was issued a summons to appear at an Oct. 29 preliminary hearing.