First Squad detectives report the arrest of a Roosevelt man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 5:50 pm in Roosevelt.
According to detectives, officers observed a black 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse westbound on E. Pennywood Avenue in the vicinity of Nassau Road. The vehicle failed to maintain a lane. Officers activated their emergency lights and attempted to conduct a Vehicle and Traffic Law Stop. The vehicle refused to stop and continued westbound. A short time later, officers observed objects being thrown from the Mitsubishi on Debevoise Avenue. The vehicle struck a telephone pole and came to a stop. The operator, Cameron Morgan, 19, of 159 Hudson Avenue was placed under arrest.
During the investigation, it was determined a handgun was thrown from the defendant’s vehicle.
Two passengers were transport to an area hospital for medical treatment.
Defendant Morgan is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Tampering with Physical Evidence and multiple Traffic Infractions. He will be arraigned on Friday, December 28, 2018 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Alifano/1st Sqd. 12/28/18/0455/8688