The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Saint Albans man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 7:20 a.m. in Hempstead.
According to detectives, officers from the Bureau of Special Operations, CIRRT Task Force conducted a Vehicle and Traffic stop on northbound Bennett Avenue. During the investigation the defendant Derrick Nettles, 21, of 120-12 201st Street was asked to produce his license. As the defendant opened the center console to retrieve his paperwork officers observed a silver handgun inside the console. Officers removed the defendant from the vehicle and placed him into custody. Officers recovered a loaded 9mm handgun from the center console.
The defendant is being charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd. He will be arraigned on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at First District Court, Hempstead.