Seaford, NY - May 10, 2014 - The Seventh Precinct reports the arrest of two men for Prohibited Use of a Weapon that occurred on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 12:30 a.m. in Seaford.
According to police, Seventh Precinct Officers received a notification for shots fired in the vicinity of Island Channel Road with a description of Black Jeep fleeing the area at the time. Responding officers located the Jeep traveling eastbound on Merrick Road from Neptune Avenue. The officers conducted a vehicle and traffic stop and observed a black shotgun on the rear seat of the car. Shotgun shells were also found on the floor of the front passenger side of the vehicle. The investigation determined that the driver Nicholas M. Richtman, 21 of 282 Baylawn Avenue, Copiague and passenger William R. Raynor, 17 of 3 Piave Terrace, Lindenhurst were in a field area of Cedar Creek Park when they fired two shots from the shot gun. Both defendants were placed under arrest without incident. There are no injuries or damage reported at this time.
Both defendants are charged with Prohibited Use of a Weapon and Trespass. They were issued an appearance ticket to appear on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at First District Court.