Southold man faces weapons, stalking charges

A Southold man who faces charges of stalking and harassment in a domestic incident Monday afternoon was found to be in possession of a .45-caliber pistol and a high-capacity ammunition magazine, police said.

Scott A. Kessler, 50, was charged with fourth-degree stalking, second-degree harassment and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, Southold Town police said. Arraignment details were not immediately available.

Police did not detail the circumstances of the original incident. He was arrested at 2 p.m. Monday.

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