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Roosevelt, July 13, 2019: Arrest for Criminal Possession of a Weapon

Jul 14, 2019
  • Gun arrest, Freeport man arrested for a gun, Nassau county Poilice Arrest man for gun

First Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Freeport man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:25 a.m. in Roosevelt.

According to Detectives, officers while on routine patrol, observed the defendant, operating a gray 2013 Chevrolet Impala, southbound on Nassau Road in Roosevelt. A Vehicle and Traffic Law was initiated shortly after. During the investigation officers smelled a strong odor of marijuana and defendant was found to have a suspended license. The defendant was placed under arrest and a subsequent search was conducted of his vehicle. During the vehicle search officers discovered a loaded semi-automatic handgun, located under the front passenger seat. A green leafy substance believed to be marijuana was also recovered inside the vehicle cup holder. 

Defendant has been charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd Degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and three Vehicle and Traffic Law infractions. 

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