Roosevelt, NY - December 16th, 2014 - The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Roosevelt man for Criminal Possession of a Firearm that occurred on Monday December 15, 2014 at 7:15 a.m. in Roosevelt.
According to detectives, New York State Parole Officers were conducting a parole check on Marcus Wheeler, 25 of Elmwood Avenue with the assistance of detectives from the Special Investigation Squad and First Precinct Officers. While inside the defendant’s room an unloaded defaced .25 caliber Raven arms semi-automatic handgun was discovered. Wheeler was placed under arrest without incident.
Wheeler is charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm and (2) two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree. He will be arraigned on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at First District Court in Hempstead.