Officials: Sukhman Janjua, 21, was arraigned on multiple charges.
Farmingville, NY - Suffolk County Police arrested a man and seized drugs and a weapon following the execution of a search warrant at a Farmingville residence.
Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives responded to a 911 call reporting shots fired in Farmingville. Two men kicked in the front door of a residence on Horizon View Drive, displayed a gun, and demanded drugs and money from the homeowner at approximately 2:10 a.m. The homeowner, Sukhman Janjua, fired a shotgun at the robbers, who fired their gun as they fled, striking two houses on View Drive with a single bullet each. Detectives recovered drugs at the scene. No one was injured.
After the shooting, police executed a search warrant at the residence and detectives seized cash, and quantities of heroin, marijuana, hallucinogenic mushrooms, Oxycodone pills and crack/cocaine. The shotgun that was used in the incident this morning was also recovered.
Janjua, was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree, three counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, and Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree.
Janjua, 21, was held overnight at the Sixth Precinct and arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip.
The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8635 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
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