First Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Great Neck man for an incident that occurred on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 5:45 a.m. in Uniondale.
According to Detectives, officers responded to the vicinity of Uniondale Avenue and Jerusalem Avenue to check on the well being of a male that appeared unconscious in the driver’s seat while stopped in the road. As officers awoke the subject he began making suspicious movements towards his waistband. Officers removed the subject from the vehicle for safety reasons and noticed a bulge in his waist area. Officers were able to safely recover a loaded handgun from his right-side waist area. The defendant Elijah Johnson, 22, of 81 Pond Hill Road, was placed into custody without further incident.
Defendant Elijah Johnson has been charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana 2nd Degree. He will be arraigned on Sunday, May 31, 2020 in Mineola.
Details by: Det. LoGiudice/1st Sqd 05/30/20/1300/8812