The Second Squad reports the arrest of a person for the Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 11:36 P.M. in Levittown.
According to detectives, Community Oriented Police Enforcement (COPE) officers on routine patrol observed a 2008 white Ford Mustang that was running idle in the parking lot of the AMC movie theater located at 3585 Hempstead Turnpike. When officers went to investigate, they found an unconscious female, now known as defendant Brittany Morgan, 25, homeless inside and a well check was conducted. The defendant awoke and made a furtive gesture with her hands and was given several commands to show her hands, in which she refused to comply. Officers were able to remove her from the vehicle at which time they observed a black handgun on the front passenger seat. The defendant was immediately placed into police custody without further incident. The handgun was found to be loaded with armor piercing bullets and upon further investigation, a large number of additional bullets, multiple magazines, ski mask and burglar tools were found in the vehicle.
Defendant Brittany Morgan is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree, ten (10) charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree, Possession of Burglar Tools and Willful Defacement of a Weapon. She will be arraigned on Monday, January 6, 2020 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Dilena/2nd Sqd 01/06/19