Officials: North Carolina Man Busted in Westbury on Drug, Firearm Charges
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: December 07 2018
Harrison Sneed, 22, was found in possession of marijuana and a loaded handgun in his waistband, cops say.
NCPD reports the arrest of Harrison Sneed of North Carolina, 22, on drug and weapon charges.
Photo by: Nassau County Police Department
Westbury, NY - December 7, 2018 - Third Squad detectives report the arrest of a Roxboro, North Carolina man for an incident that occurred on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 9:30 pm in Westbury.
According to detectives, two Third Precinct officers, while on patrol, observed a suspicious occupied vehicle and the smell of marijuana coming from that area while in the parking lot of the Red Roof Inn, 699 Dibblee Drive.
Upon approaching the vehicle to conduct an investigation, officers observed burnt marijuana cigarettes in the vehicles ashtray. The driver, Harrison Sneed, 22, was asked to exit the car and was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun that was in his waistband. He was placed under arrest without further incident.
Sneed is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Firearm and Criminal Possession of Marijuana 5th Degree. He will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead on 12/07/2018.
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