The First Squad reports the arrest of a Uniondale man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Thursday, December 28,2017 at 6:50 p.m. in Uniondale.
According to detectives, officers conducted a carstop on the corner of Jerusalem Ave. and Clarendon Rd. for failure to signal.Upon approaching the defendant, Wendell Forrest, 37, of 462 Fenimore Ave., theynoticed a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle, a grey MercedesBenz. Subsequent investigation recovered a black semi-automatic Taurus9mm handgun in his vehicle. The defendant was placed under arrest withoutincident.
The defendant is charged with Criminal Possession ofa Firearm, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, CriminalPossession of a Weapon 4th Degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuanaas well as multiple VTL violations. He will be arraigned on Friday, December29, 2017 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. O’Leary/1stSquad 12/19/17/0535/8751