The Public Information Office reports the arrest of a Valley Stream man for Menacing that occurred on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 1:36 PM in Valley Stream.
According to Detectives, while traveling on Fletcher Avenue two Detectives observed a 60-year-old white Hispanic male walking northbound with what appeared to be a pistol sticking out of his waistband. The Detectives parked their vehicle and as they exited the defendant reached for the pistol and pointed it in their direction. The Detectives identified themselves as Police and ordered the defendant to drop the pistol. He dropped it and was placed under arrest without further incident. No injuries reported at scene. The defendant was transported by Police Ambulance to a nearby hospital for evaluation and treatment. An investigation determined that the pistol was a BB-gun.
The defendant is charged with two counts of Menacing 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree. He was issued an Appearance Ticket returnable to First District Court on August 19, 2021 in Mineola.
Details by: PIO 05/17/21/1415/9962