First Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 3:25 pm in Roosevelt.
According to detectives, the female victim, 34, answered her door and found Clifford Fowler, 29, of 2 William Street. Clifford wanted to collect money he was owed from the victim. The victim explained she did not have the money and was pushed to the ground. Fowler left and returned a short time later threatening violence. The victim pushed Clifford away and felt an object in his jacket pocket. Fearing for her safety, she called 911 and police responded. As police approached Clifford, he ran and officers pursued on foot. The subject entered his William Street residence.
Defendant Fowler is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Assault 3rd Degree and Menacing 2nd Degree for the incident with the victim.
A subsequent investigation led to the defendant being charged with two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and two (2) counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree. He will be arraigned on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at First District, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Chieco/1st Sqd. 02/23/19/0600/8688