Eighth Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Queens man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 1:35 pm in Levittown.
According to detectives, officers from Bureau of Special Operation observed a 2017 Nissan Altima traveling eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike with excessive window tints. The officers activated their emergency lights and conducted a Vehicle and Traffic Law stop.
During the investigation, it was determined the driver, Kevin Colon, 32, of Rockaway, was in possession of a substance believed to be marijuana.
The passenger, Mario Perez, 31, of 534 Beach 68th Street, Rockaway, was in possession of a handgun. He was arrested without incident.
Defendant Colon is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, Unlawful Possession of Marihuana 2nd Degree and multiple traffic infractions. Colon was issued an appearance ticket for 12/14/2020.
Defendant Perez is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Firearm. He will be arraigned on Friday, November 13, 2020 in Mineola.
Details by: Delmore/8th Sqd. 11/13/20/0045/8688