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Nassau Police Investigation Leads to Arrest of Massapequa Man on Multiple Drug, Firearm Charges

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Jason Depietto, 33, was arrested on multiple charges, including Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Possession of a Weapon, officials report.

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NCPD reports the arrest of Jason Depietto of Massapequa, 33, on Tuesday December 5.

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Massapequa, NY - December 7, 2017 - The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Massapequa man for narcotics that occurred on Tuesday December 05, 2017 at 9:30 p.m. in Hicksville
 
According to detectives, members of the Criminal Intelligence Rapid Response Team observed the defendant, Jason Depietto, 33, violate the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law while driving west on West Barclay Street in a 2000 Nissan. A car stop was conducted on Broadway, Route 107. 
 
As officers approached the vehicle they detected and odor of marijuana and observed several concentrated cannabis cartridges along with a clear pipe containing marijuana. Officers also recovered a white bag which contained 92 additional cannabis cartridges. Further investigation, with the assistance of Narcotics Vice Squad Detectives, led detectives to the defendant’s residence, along with a business location in the name of Hemp Smarts, 1097A North Broadway, North Massapequa. Additional narcotics and weapons were recovered which included:
 
  • 1 strip of LSD
  • Approx. 265 grams of mushrooms
  • 45 grams of concentrated cannabis wax oil
  • Approx. 140 grams of marijuana
  • 168 vials of THC concentrated cannabis oil
  • 12 gauge shotgun
  • 22 gauge rifle
  • Rock River AR-15
  • 4 high capacity magazines
  • bullet proof vest
  • expandable baton
  • numerous THC edibles
  • assorted pills
  • Approx. $ 12,000 in US currency
Defendant, Jason Depietto, is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 2ND Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree. The defendant will be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Wednesday, December 06, 2017.
 
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.