The Fifth Squad reports the arrest of a Brooklyn man for an incident that occurred on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:45 p.m. in Elmont.
According to Detectives, Fifth Precinct Officers observed a 2012 BMW SUV traveling southbound on Meacham Avenue without a license plate. Officers initiated a Vehicle and Traffic Law Stop. As officers approached the vehicle they detected a strong odor of marihuana. Officers had the driver, Dimitri Bien-Aime, 25, of 211 East 38th Street, exit the vehicle. While exiting the vehicle, officers observed a black handgun in the defendant’s waistband. He was placed into custody without further incident. Officers removed two clear plastic bags and five hand rolled cigarettes containing what is believed to be marihuana. A further investigation determined the serial number on the handgun had been defaced.
The defendant Dimitri Bien-Aime has been charged with two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Marihuana 2nd Degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree and Multiple Vehicle and Traffic Law Violations. He will be arraigned on Friday, January 15, 2021 in Mineola.
Details by: Det. Netus/5th Squad 01/15/21/0730/8812