State Police say on Sept. 3 troopers patrolled to a residence on Light Road searching for Haines because he was involved in a dispute in the village of Spencer. Officials say the investigation led troopers to a location off State Route 96 in the town of Candor, and Haines surrendered in the early hours on Sept. 4. (WBNG) — New York State Police have charged a man after he fired a weapon in the direction of two state troopers. State Police found Haines at approximately 6:35 p.m. Haines fired a weapon in the direction of the troopers, then fled. No troopers were injured, they say. Haines was charged with attempted murder in the first degree. Officials say additional charges are pending. The New York State Police Special Operations Response Team, Tioga County Sheriff’s Department, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Department, the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Slaterville and Candor Fire Departments assisted. According to a news release, state police say it arrested 28-year-old James Haines of Richford.