The Fifth Squad reports the arrest of a Roosevelt man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 11:20 p.m. in Elmont.According to detectives, Fifth Precinct officers responded to a 911 call for suspicious autos on Sewanee Avenue. Upon arrival officers found five occupants sitting in a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu and an odor of marihuana coming from the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle were removed from the auto and a .22 caliber handgun and marihuana were located inside. An investigation revealed that the operator Dashawn Faulkenson, 22, of 1 Norton Drive was the owner of the handgun and marihuana. Faulkenson is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana and will be arraigned on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at First District Court in Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Carter-Bershad/5th Sqd. 01/04/17/0500/6574