Third Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Williston Park male for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 1:53 AM in Williston Park.
According to Detectives, Officers observed the defendant, a 16-year-old, operating a black 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee, traveling westbound on Hillside Avenue, near Willis Avenue commit multiple traffic infractions. The Officers activated their emergency lights and conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law stop. The defendant was asked to exit the vehicle and Officers immediately noticed a bulge in his pocket. Upon further investigation Officers recovered a defaced green and black Taurus G2C 9-millimeter firearm in the defendant’s jacket pocket. The firearm was fully loaded. The defendant was also found to be unlicensed, using a false Texas vehicle registration and the vehicle was uninsured and uninspected. The defendant was arrested without further incident and the vehicle was impounded.
The juvenile, male defendant is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm and numerous VTL infractions. He will be arraigned at First District Court on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, in First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.