Trick or Treat! Halloween Public Drinking Stop Leads To Submachine Gun Recovery

121 Pct Sub machineguns

Officers on Staten Island arrested a man in possession of two machine guns after observing the suspect drinking alcohol in public. Police Officers Golat and Barreiro of the 121 Precinct’s Anti-Crime Team observed a man drinking alcoholic in public on Harrison Avenue in Staten Island early Saturday morning.  As the officers approached the suspect they observed him throw a bag into the grass near the location. At this time, the suspect fled on foot and the officers opened the bag and recovered an Intratec Model AB-10 submachine gun and a Calico Model M-9 submachine gun. The suspect, a 33-year-old Staten Island man, fled, but was apprehended after a short foot pursuit.

Charges:

  • Criminal Possession of a Machine Gun
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon
  • Public Consumption of Alcoholic