Cops In Brooklyn Seize Illegal Handgun & Reptile, Man Arrested

Officers assigned to the NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit and the 78 Precinct Field Intelligence Officer arrested a man and recovered an illegal, loaded handgun and a caiman that was illegally possessed. The officers conducted a search warrant inside of 21 East 21st Street in Brooklyn where they seized the .380 semi-automatic handgun, a quantity of crack cocaine, and the reptile which was kept in a tank located within the living room of the location.

A 41-year-old man was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of a Loaded Firearm, and Wild Animal Prohibited (Health Code).