Fifth Squad Detectives report the arrest of two men that occurred on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 7:13 pm in Valley Stream.
According to detectives, CIRRT (Criminal Intelligence Rapid Response Team) officers observed a 2009 grey Honda traveling westbound on W. Merrick Road with non-transparent window tints. Officers activated their emergency lights and conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law stop. The vehicle continued northbound on N. Terrace Place before coming to a stop.
During the investigation a handgun was recovered from the front passenger side of the vehicle. The passenger, Kai Williams, 24, of 62 N. Terrace Place was arrested without incident.
While placing the operator under arrest Shane Nicholas, 23, of 1172 Brookdale Avenue in Bayshore, the defendant pushed officer’s hands away and fled on foot. The officer continued to effect the arrest while the subject struck him in the head with his elbow and knocked the officer to the pavement. The subject continued to flee on foot and entered a random residence. Officers immediately engaged the subject who continued to actively resist arrest and swung his arm at officers, causing one to strike his head against the wall. The subject was subdued and place under arrest.
While placing defendant Nicholas under arrest an officer suffered injuries to his right knee, head pain, dizziness and an injury to his ribs.
The officer was transported to an area hospital for treatment and evaluation.
Defendant Williams is charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree and two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree.
Defendant Nicholas is charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Burglary 3rd Degree, Resisting Arrest and Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree. They will both be arraigned on Sunday, September 4, 2022 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Philbin/5th SQD 09/04/22/0530/8688