The First Squad reports the arrests of two Roosevelt men for an incident that occurred on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 2:12 am in Roosevelt.
According to Detectives, First Precinct Officers responded to a Shot Spotter activation on Hudson Avenue. Upon arrival, Officers observed a grey Nissan Armada leaving from the vicinity of the Shot Spotter location. Officers followed the vehicle and conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law Stop in front of 203 Carolina Avenue in Hempstead. After a thorough investigation Matthew Chery, 19, of 23 Gusto Lane and Jahsire May, 19, of 32 Catlin Avenue were placed into police custody without incident. A silver handgun was recovered from the vehicle.
The defendants are each charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Use of a Firearm 2nd Degree, Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree and Conspiracy 4th Degree. They will be arraigned on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at First District Court 99 Main Street, Hempstead.