The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Rochester, New Hampshire man for Driving While Intoxicated and Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 1:48 a.m. in Jericho.
According to police, Mark Harmon, 43, of 30 Franklin Heights in Rochester, New Hampshire, was observed violating New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law; Fail to Stay in Single Lane, while driving eastbound on I-495 at exit 41N. The officer conducted a traffic stop. The driver was observed to have glassy blood shot eyes with a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath.
Upon further investigation, a hand gun, along with two magazines, was recovered from the vehicle. The driver was placed under arrest without incident.
Defendant, Mark Harmon was charged with two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Driving While Intoxicated and New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law; Fail to Stay in Single Lane and Improper Turn/Fail to Signal. He was arraigned today, August 21, 2018 in First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: PIO 08/21/18/1940/8838