The First Squad reports the arrest of a Freeport man for an incident that occurred on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 12:30 pm in Uniondale.According to Detectives, Officers responded to a residence located on Jaffa Avenue, for the report of a found gun. Upon arrival, Police were informed that a witness had observed an unknown male place a grey backpack into a garbage can and a Jimenez Arm handgun was discovered inside the bag. After a thorough investigation, Defendant Mark Shand, 20, of 64 Weberfield Avenue was located a short time later and Officers determined that he was responsible for the firearm. Defendant Mark Shand was taken into custody without further incident.Defendant Mark Shand is charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree. He was arraigned on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.