The Fourth Squad reports the arrest of a Huntington Station man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 6:50 p.m. in Oceanside.
According to detectives, members of the CIRRT team were patrolling in the Oceanside area when they observed a black Toyota travelling southbound on Quebec Road pass through a stop sign at Lancaster Place. A car stop was conducted and the investigation discovered Robert E. Dandrea, 38, of 2 Fanwood Place, was in possession of several glassine envelopes containing heroin, a container containing cocaine and a loaded .45 caliber Taurus semi-automatic handgun. Dandrea was placed under arrest at the scene without incident.
Dandrea is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, four counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree and Vehicle and Traffic Law violations. He was admitted to an area hospital for an undisclosed illness and will be arraigned when practical.