Uniondale, NY - April 17, 2014 - The First Squad reports the details of two arrests for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on April 16, 2014 at 11:23 PM in Uniondale.
According to detectives, 911 received a call for a disturbance at 427 Jerusalem Avenue. Upon arrival, police officers observed two male subjects standing in back of a 2004 Honda Odyssey. Subject #1 was observed passing a silver handgun to Subject #2. Subject # 2 then entered the vehicle and fled the scene. Officers followed and conducted a vehicle stop. Subject # 2 exited the automobile and fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit, Roberto C. Velasquez, 19, of 105 Belmont Parkway, Hempstead, was placed under arrest. A loaded .50 caliber silver Israel Military firearm model Desert Eagle was recovered on the front passenger seat. Subject # 1 now known as Allan Ramirez, 20, of 17 Marvin Avenue, Hempstead was arrested a short time later by Hempstead Police. A clear zip lock bag containing one purple, two green pills and two clear zip lock bags containing a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine was recovered in the defendants’ pant pocket.
Defendants Velasquez and Ramirez are being charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree. Ramirez is additionally charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree. They will be arraigned on April 17, 2014 at First District, Hempstead.