The Fifth Precinct Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit report the arrest of a Bronx man during the “Project 21” initiative that occurred on Monday, November 21, 2022, at 6:39 pm in West Hempstead.
According to officers, an investigation was conducted with the assistance of an underage agent at 1212 Smoke Shop, 604 Woodfield Road and Ali M. Al Gumaei, 33, of 3782 3rd Avenue was placed under arrest as a result of this operation. During the investigation, it was determined that Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) products were being sold at this location.
Defendant Ali M. Al Gumaei is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree, Unlawfully Dealing with a Child 2nd Degree, Unlawful Sale of Tobacco Products and Unlawful Sale of Tobacco Products to a Minor. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at First District Court, 99 Main Street, in Hempstead.