The Fourth Squad reports the arrest of an individual on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 9:38pm in Inwood.
According to Detectives, Officers observed a black colored 2009 Nissan Maxima with a New Jersey registration and excessive window tints traveling eastbound on Burnside Avenue near Wahl Avenue. When Officers conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law Stop the driver was observed making furtive movements, seemed nervous and admitted to not having a valid drivers license. For Officer safety, the driver was brought to the rear of the vehicle where he admitted to being in possession of a loaded firearm. Defendant Joshua C. Figueroa, 25, of 2502 New York 1st, Union City New Jersey was arrested without incident. Recovered from the Defendant’s pants pocket was a black and silver colored Guardian .32 caliber handgun. No injuries were reported.
Defendant Joshua C. Figueroa is charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm and multiple Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. He was arraigned on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Burns / 4th Sqd. 08/31/22/2130/7990