The Major Case Squad reportsthe arrests of three N. Massapequa men at approximately 8:05pm on Wednesday,October 4, 2017 in N. Massapequa.
Detectives from theNarcotics/Vice Squad in conjunction with the Nassau County COPE unit conducteda joint investigation in the N. Massapequa area regarding the sale ofConcentrated Cannibus, THC Oil and crack cocaine. The investigation thatbegan in April 2017 led to the arrests of defendants John Griffin, 25, andChristopher A. Ruiz, 21, both of 246 N. Atlantic Avenue N. Massapequa alongwith defendant John J. Kossmann, 22, of 144 Block Boulevard Massapequa Park. A search warrant was executed for the residence at 246 N. Atlantic Avenue;recovered items included; a dagger, switchblade knife, butterfly knife,machetes, folding knives, a loaded semi-automatic handgun, anundetermined amount of US currency, drug paraphernalia and substancesbelieved to be marijuana, crack cocaine, concentrated Cannibus and THC edibles.
Defendant Kossmann wascharged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and was released on an AppearanceTicket returnable to First District Court. Defendant Christopher A. Ruizis charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and CriminalPossession of a Weapon. Defendant John Griffin is charged with fivecounts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, one count of CriminalSale of a Controlled Substance, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weaponand one count of Criminal Possession of a Firearm. Both will be arraignedon Thursday, October 5, 2017 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Details by:NVB 10/05/2017/0800/7990