The First Squad reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 5:47 p.m. in Roosevelt.
According to detectives, First Precinct officers on routine patrol observed a 2014 black Honda travelling west on Valentine Street and attempted to conduct a car stop. The vehicle continued driving a short distance before stopping on E. Clinton Avenue and Nassau Road. The occupants of the vehicle were removed from the car and a defaced .45 caliber handgun was located inside. An investigation revealed a passenger, Shakur White, 18, of 145 Terrace Avenue was the owner of the gun.
White is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree and will be arraigned on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at First District Court in Hempstead.