Nassau Authorities Announce Arrest of Rockville Centre Man on Firearm Charges

Latrell Ofurhie, 19, is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree.

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Latrell Ofurhie, 19.

Photo by: Nassau County Police Department

The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Rockville Center man for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred in Hempstead.
According to detectives, while out conducting an investigation for an unrelated incident, Third Precinct detectives saw a group of people standing behind a vehicle on Stewart Avenue. As the detectives approached they observed defendant Latrell Ofurhie, 19, of Rockville Centre, attempting to hide a black handgun and was placed under arrest. 
Defendant Latrell Ofurhie is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of a Firearm. He was arraigned at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.