The First Squad reports the arrest of two Hempstead men for Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:47 P.M. in Uniondale.
According to detectives, officers were conducting a car stop of a 2003 Nissan Altima at Nassau Road/Park Ave, Uniondale that was occupied by defendants Michael Whitmore, 24, of 14 Elk St, Hempstead and Shaquille Little, 24, of 150 Willow Ave, Hempstead. When walking up to the vehicle officers detected the odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle. Defendant Michael Whitmore was exiting the driver-side door when he became uncooperative and had to be restrained by officers after reaching for his pocket. A loaded black revolver was recovered from Michael Whitmore and both defendants were placed under arrest.
Defendant Michael Whitmore is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of Marijuana 5th Degree and several other violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law. Defendant Shaquille Little is charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana 5th Degree. Both defendants will be arraigned on Sunday, March 17, 2019 in First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det Hayden/1st Sqd 03/17/19/0700/9962