The Third Squad reports the Arrest of two individuals on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 8:30pm in Carle Place.
According to Detectives, at approximately 7:45pm Officers on patrol observed a black colored Ford Escape with a South Carolina registration travelling northbound in the vicinity of 157 Glen Cove Road. They observed the driver of the vehicle operating a portable electronic device while also driving the vehicle and three other passengers; Officers initiated a Vehicle and Traffic Law Stop. Subsequent to the investigation a loaded .22 caliber Ruger Mark III semi-automatic handgun, a loaded 9mm 12 round high-capacity magazine and additional .22 caliber ammunition were recovered. The driver, Kashawn Price, 23, of 99 Wellesley Street, Hempstead and front passenger Asaady Smiley, 22, of 45 Jackson Avenue, Hempstead were placed under arrest without incident. The two rear passengers, the defendant’s children, ages 8 months and 2 years of age were released to a family member.
Defendant Kashawn Price is charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Defendant Asaady Smiley is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child.