The Third Squad reports the arrest of three Juveniles on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 12:59am in East Meadow.
According to Detectives, on Saturday April 10, 2021 at 11:25pm three plainclothes Hempstead Officers were standing on the sidewalk in front of 100 Terrace Avenue. The Officer’s shields were displayed and they were wearing vests with the word POLICE clearly displayed. The Officers observed a 2018 black colored Toyota Camry travelling northbound on Terrace Avenue and as it passed them, the Officers heard one gun shot. One Officer observed the front passenger pulling his arm back into the car while holding a handgun. The Officers immediately followed the vehicle approximately five miles into East Meadow. The vehicle struck two parked cars on East Meadow Avenue. Officers located one male juvenile, 15, one female Adolescent Offender, 16, and one male Adolescent Offender, 17, and placed them into custody at 12:59am without incident. Further investigation determined that the vehicle was stolen from Suffolk County. The front passenger, Juvenile age 15, did point a 40 caliber Taurus handgun in the direction of Hempstead Police Officers. The weapon was recovered inside the vehicle. No injuries were reported.
The Juvenile Offender, 15, is charged with three counts of Murder 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree. Both Adolescent Offenders are each charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd Degree. All three defendants will be arraigned on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Mineola.
Details by: Det. Rios / 3rd Sqd. 04/11/21/1300/7990