The Second Squad report he Arrest of a Hempstead man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 7:23 p.m. in Hicksville.
According to detectives, while on routine patrol, units noticed a gray 2008 Nissan Ultima traveling at a high rate of speed southbound through Cantiague Park. Officers conducted a VTL stop on W. John Street at Charlotte Avenue. Upon approaching the vehicle, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, defendant, was removed from the vehicle and an investigation was conducted. Officers recovered a loaded .22 caliber Derringer hand gun from defendant's right pocket. The defendant was placed into custody without incident.
Defendant is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana as well as multiple VTL violations.