Housing Cops Recover Cache Of Weapons, Two Men Arrested

(L-R) Sgt. Hanlon, PO Ramos, PO Espenberg, PO Aykac, PO Baresi, and Lt. Suero

NYPD Housing cops arrested two men and recovered a cache of weapons last week in Manhattan after attempting to conduct an arrest warrant. Officers assigned to the Police Service Area 5 Anti-Crime team were attempting to serve an arrest warrant inside 410 East 120 Street when they observed illegal narcotics while they spoke to a resident. Further investigation led the officers to place the man under arrest, as well as a second man who returned to the apartment. A search warrant was subsequently obtained and the following items were recovered:

  • .45 caliber revolver (loaded)
  • .44 caliber revolver (loaded)
  • .45 caliber handgun (loaded)
  • .25 caliber handgun
  • Single shot shotgun
  • .30 caliber rifle
  • .22 caliber rifle
  • (4) imitation pistols
  • Assorted knives/ammunition
  • A bullet resistant vest
  • A bazooka tube (Inert)
  • 35 Glassines of heroin
  • 2 Glassines of crack cocaine
  • Small amount of marijuana
  • Assorted pills
  • Approximately 44,000 Dollars in US Currency

Arrested: Male 53 and Male 55

Charges: Criminal Possession of a Weapon (multiple counts), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (multiple counts)