Assault Rifle Recovered in Brownsville

Assault Rifle 73 Pct

Officers from the 73 Precinct in Brownsville, Brooklyn arrested two men and recovered a loaded assault rifle. Anti-Crime Officers McEvoy, Sadowy and Sanabria were conducting an investigation in the lobby of a building on St. Johns Place when they smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the area where two men were standing. The officers stopped the two men and further investigation revealed the men were in possession of a loaded assault rifle with a high capacity magazine. The suspects were also in possession of ten glassine envelopes of heroin and a quantity of marijuana.

Recovered: Norincosks Assault Rifle with 30 round high capacity magazine

Arrested: Male, 25

Charges: Criminal Possession of a Weapon

Arrested: Male, 36

Charges: Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of Marijuana