(Hempstead, NY) The Nassau County Police Department has reported the arrest of two men on July 31, 2014 at 11:21 pm in Hempstead.
According to Nassau County Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives, members of the Departments CIRRT task force, while traveling on Long Beach Road conducted a vehicle stop after observing a car that violated the Vehicle and Traffic Law. After pulling the car over on Emery Street and approaching the vehicle, detectives observed the passenger making numerous furtive movements while inside the car. The male passenger was then observed removing a black handgun from his pocket, placing it into a black plastic bag and putting it under his seat. He then opened his door and fled the scene on foot. After a short foot pursuit the defendant Darrell Walker, 26, of 680 Fulton Street, Hempstead was apprehended and placed into custody.
According to Nassau County detectives, members of the Departments CIRRT task force conducted a vehicle stop on Emery Street and recovered a stolen Hi-Point automatic handgun a crack pipe. Both the driver and passenger were arrested. File photo by Christopher Boyle.
Detectives recovered a loaded Hi-Point automatic handgun which was reported stolen by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, a city in North Carolina.
The vehicles driver, Giovanni Pisano, 57, of 658 Waypark Avenue, Uniondale, was found to be in possession of a crack pipe that contained residue of crack cocaine. He was also placed under arrest at the scene.
Walker is charged Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree.
Pisano is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree. Both defendants will be arraigned in First District Court, Hempstead today, August 1, 2014.